two-way street


Definition of two-way street

: a situation or relationship requiring give-and-take marriage is a two-way street

Examples of two-way street in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Rubin is one of a growing number of researchers who think that the relationship between the coronavirus and diabetes is actually a two-way street. Megan Molteni, Wired, "A Global Data Effort Probes Whether Covid Causes Diabetes," 7 Oct. 2020 Conversation and friendship should be a two-way street. Annie Lane, oregonlive, "Dear Annie: Exhausted friend needs to set boundaries," 15 Sep. 2020 Amanda’s request—a lectern scaled to her dimensions—cast disability as a partially social phenomenon, a two-way street. Katy Waldman, The New Yorker, "When the World Isn’t Designed for Our Bodies," 3 Sep. 2020 This is not a two-way street but a multi-lane highway. Steven Phillips, STAT, "To improve our dismal Covid-19 performance, establish common ground between lockdown and open economy," 25 Aug. 2020 If this new Saudi nationalism has been a two-way street, will Saudis still buy in to this national civic duty when there are no longer any perks to go around? Taylor Luck, The Christian Science Monitor, "Young Saudis saw a future; then came a pandemic and an oil crash," 15 June 2020 Two blocks of Front Street will be changed to pedestrian only, and State Street, which was originally a one-way, will turn into a two-way street. Emma Dale, Detroit Free Press, "Traverse City closes downtown street to cars, making room for outdoor dining," 5 June 2020 The internet is the perfect platform to turn it into a two-way street. al, "Meet the Alabama man who coined the term ‘30A’," 6 May 2020 Heavy duty vehicles line both sides of many of the winding two-way streets in the Hollywood Hills, making them treacherous single-lane thoroughfares. Katherine Clarke, WSJ, "L.A. Developers Have a Big Problem: Too Many New Megamansions," 30 May 2019

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First Known Use of two-way street

1948, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of two-way street was in 1948

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14 Oct 2020

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“Two-way street.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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