sidewalk


sidewalk
noun (AmE) ⇨ See also ↑pavement
ADJECTIVE
city, public
busy, crowded
deserted, empty

A handful of pedestrians walked down empty sidewalks.

narrow, wide
cracked, uneven

The cracked and uneven sidewalks are lined with vendors.

brick, cement, concrete, wooden
icy, snow-covered, wet
VERB + SIDEWALK
line

Elm trees lined the sidewalks.

litter

Newspapers and broken glass litter the sidewalk.

sweep

the hard-working neighbors who sweep the sidewalks in front of their houses

block
cover

Snow covered the sidewalk.

shovel

In the winter he worked shoveling sidewalks.

sit on, stand on, step onto
walk, walk along, walk down, walk up

As she walked the sidewalks of the campus, Jillie thought about Leo.

SIDEWALK + VERB
lead (to sth)

the sidewalk leading to her house

SIDEWALK + NOUN
cafe
table

They relaxed over wine at a sidewalk table.

vendor
chalk

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

Synonyms:
(at the side of a street),