Traffic lights and signals |Information|Meaning and Example
Traffic lights (Traffic signals)
regulation /ˌreɡ.jəˈleɪ.ʃən/ noun规则
Yellow (amber) Light
amber /ˈæm.bɚ/noun 琥珀
Red for stop and green for go.
run red light
Cross the red traffic light intersection without stopping.
driving license /ˈlaɪ.səns/
zebra crossings /ˌzeb.rə ˈkrɑː.sɪŋ/
The congestion in the city gets even worse during the summer.
The traffic is terribly heavy in rush hours, we better have our lunch first.
Traffic is very heavy during the rush hour.
He can’t stand traveling in the rush hour.
Where there is a lot of traffic, causing traffic to slow down or stop
snarl up /ˈsnɑːrl-/
Traffic has snarled up the city centre.
The accident snarled up the traffic all day.
bumper to bumper /ˈbʌm.pɚ/
By nine o’clock the traffic was bumper to bumper.
I was stuck in a terrible bumper to bumper traffic this evening
jam /dʒæm/ noun果酱
We are stuck in a traffic jam for four hours.
Tom got a ticket for running a red light.
Meaning:Allow something to happen.
Cross the street when the traffic light turns green.
The boss has decided to give the green light to the plan.
My boss gave us the green light to start a new campaign.
We’ll never give the green light to the plan.
Mother gave me the green light to go on the camping trip.
camping /ˈkæm.pɪŋ/ noun露营度假
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