a block of peace and quiet

Discussion in 'English Only' started by Ume, Dec 3, 2009.

  1. 'Road Rage' Case Highlights Cyclist Vs. Driver Tension
    "When I see the light turn red, I try to race as fast as I can through it," she says, "because I know I will have a block of peace and quiet, where there won't be cars behind me."

    What is a block of peace and quiet?
     
  2. Copyright

    Copyright Senior Member

    Penang
    American English
    It means a city block (in length) that will be calm (no worrying about traffic).
     

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