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    What's the word for it?

    Dear teachers,

    It's said that the streets or districts where university students live are extremely noisy due to the fact that students would have parties which continue late into the night. And people have given a name for it. It means 'horrible' or something. Could you please kindly tell me the word for it?

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    Re: What's the word for it?

    The place where they party all night? Are you looking for slang?

    A Horrible Party Zone. A Forbidden Zone. I haven't been to any parties recently.

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    Re: What's the word for it?


    Sorry I didn't explain it clearly.
    It is the street where students live in leased houses. They have parties in this house or that house. Sometimes they play rock music loudly in their houses. Other people can't bear it. So they call those streets or quaters....I think the prounciation is something like 'plasar'.

    Looking forward to hearing from you.

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    Jiang



    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    The place where they party all night? Are you looking for slang?

    A Horrible Party Zone. A Forbidden Zone. I haven't been to any parties recently.

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    Re: What's the word for it?

    Frat houses, perhaps? (Short for franternity houses) Like the Delta House in the film Animal House.

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    Re: What's the word for it?

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    I think what you said is something like a club or an organization.
    I am afraid my English is too poor to make myself understood.

    Jiang




    Quote Originally Posted by Ouisch
    Frat houses, perhaps? (Short for franternity houses) Like the Delta House in the film Animal House.

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    Re: What's the word for it?

    Mine's similar to Ouisch's: Frat Row (row refers to a row of houses along the street). That's the term I know.

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    Re: What's the word for it?


    I think it should be a derogatory term because nobody wants to live in those places since it is so noisy.
    Don't bother about it. It's my fault because I can't explain it clearly.

    Jiang
    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    Mine's similar to Ouisch's: Frat Row (row refers to a row of houses along the street). That's the term I know.


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    Re: What's the word for it?

    Could it be 'bazaar'?

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    Re: What's the word for it?


    Hi Coffa,

    Thank you very much for your help. I think if you use it then it must be right.

    Best wishes,

    Jiang
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    Could it be 'bazaar'?

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