a zebra crossing
Meaning: A zebra crossing is a pedestrian crossing that is marked on the road with painted black and white stripes.
- Visitors to Britain are sometimes confused when they're told there's a zebra crossing up ahead. Some even expect to see a zebra walking across the road.
- If someone steps onto a zebra crossing, all cars must stop and wait for them to cross the road.
A zebra crossing is a place for