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Submitted by Mamta Gusain on Tue, 31/03/2020 - 10:38

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The city where i live is one of the populated city of India. It is the capital of India. Near by my locality. i can see streetlights which enlighten the street at night. There is bye pass road by which you can enter in main locality. on which the heavy traffic passes through out the day. but no worry, it is managed with the help of traffic lights, crossroads and round about. people usually take buses to go office. for which they need to wait on bus stop. pedestrian use pavement to walk along the side of road, to cross the road there is a facility of zebra crossing, under pass and subway.

Submitted by THUY DUNG on Tue, 31/03/2020 - 06:27

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I live in the biggist city in my country. So there are all things in My city.

Submitted by rpikeri on Mon, 30/03/2020 - 21:33

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Near my home I can see, roundabouts, traffic lights, roads, signposts, and also crossroads.

Submitted by Daudau0601 on Fri, 27/03/2020 - 15:36

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I am living in the country. There are fewer traffic lights than city but many street lights. the road is empty so there is no traffic jams. fewer accidents than city
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Submitted by Rafaela1 on Sun, 22/03/2020 - 12:23

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I can see gardens, trees, and houses from the window. Relaxing. ✧٩(ˊωˋ*)و✧

Submitted by piyush_bpin on Sat, 21/03/2020 - 14:36

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I am living in a middle class community surrounded by safe neighbors. My city is very spacious and roads are wide enough to handle ongoing traffics. We have many roundabouts than traffic lights which make driving safe. Each and every road has designated pavement area for pedestrians. Most of the dark corners in city covered by street lights which illuminate during night time. Our city has complicated but convenient public transport system which also provide late night service. In the center of the city we have large square where people meet after their working hours to relax and chat about their social life. The most important thing I like about my city is, people are friendly and welcoming.

Submitted by Scommel on Sun, 15/03/2020 - 16:46

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only pavement and signpost
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Submitted by Nikolaos Stavr… on Wed, 04/03/2020 - 15:59

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I can only see pavements and street lights.

Submitted by wcyam10 on Sun, 16/02/2020 - 07:47

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Does the word "crossroads" have singular ? In addition, which sentence below is correct? 1) Kids are playing on the street. or Kids are playing in the street. 2) Local council decides to put some traffic lights and crossings on the road. or Local council decides to put traffic a few lights and crossings on the road.