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back road

This page is about the collocation back road

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

a small country road

For example

  • We could take the highway, or we could go on the back roads instead.

  • Those back roads don't have signs, so you'll get lost if you don't know where you're going.

Quick Quiz

Back roads are small roads in

a. the suburbs

b. the inner city

c. the countryside

Contributor: Matt Errey