In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1peatón masculinepeatona femininebefore noun pedestrian area — zona peatonal feminine
- pedestrian mall / (British) precinct — zona peatonal
- pedestrian zone — zona peatonal
- Footpaths provide a safe environment for pedestrians and should be respected by all.
- He has also called on motorists to be more conscious of pedestrians and cyclists.
- Both have footpaths which have been widened over recent years to accommodate pedestrians.
- Residents claimed the lights made it much more dangerous for pedestrians to cross.
- This reduces visibility for motorists and pedestrians and is very dangerous.
- Many pedestrians end up having to push past the waiting passengers to get through.
- Chiswick residents claim the crossing is dangerous for drivers and pedestrians.
- Many pedestrians have learnt not to rely on the pedestrian phase even if there is one.
- Some pedestrians walked past for a second time, and like the woman they gave you wary looks.
- Now pedestrians hurry past each week as they walk along one of the shortest streets in York.
- Well done to all concerned for ensuring that no harm came to road users and pedestrians alike.
- The new crossing would improve conditions both for pedestrians and vehicles.
- She said they had complained that cars and other vehicles ignore it and fail to stop for pedestrians.
- He was far too large for the traffic and pedestrians to avoid, but both consciously tried to do so.
- Windmill Street will be closed and no pedestrians or vehicles will be allowed access.
- He did note that the biggest danger was to pedestrians crossing the swing bridge across the canal.
- We would like to see pedestrians given priority over vehicles on all park roads.
- Vehicles and pedestrians can still use Bank Street but it is taking away some of the parking space.
- If the police do take action on this, pedestrians will benefit as much as cyclists.
- No lights, just a steady stream of pedestrians walking over the road and holding up the traffic.
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