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the phrase "cruise down" One example of that element is a Movietone clip recorded while cruising down “Radio Row,” a stretch of Cortlandt Street crowded with shops selling vacuum-tube wireless radios and phonograph players, both high-tech gadgets at the time What is "cruising down"? And what is "a stretch of Cortlandt Street"?
Feb 1, 2014 2:57 AM
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cruising down = travelling along (probably downhill, or southward, or some other sense of in which direction) a stretch of X street = a section of X street, part of X street a stretch in prison = some time in prison . The main shopping area in town is a stretch of WangFuJing street, from W. Chang'an Avenue to Dongsi W. Street
February 1, 2014
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