Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Posts
    10
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default What is "on the level streets of turn of " ?

    Dear Sirs :
    Could you please tell me the meaning of "on the level streets of turn of" ? Below is the entire sentence.

    For it was on the level streets of turn of the century Chicago that Frank Lloyd Wright got his start.

    Thank you so much

    Jason Chao

  2. #2
    PCGames is offline Junior Member
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Academic
      • Native Language:
      • Persian
      • Home Country:
      • Iran
      • Current Location:
      • Iran
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Posts
    75
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: What is "on the level streets of turn of " ?

    God Bless!

    I think we should consider the words "at the turn of the century" together.

    "at the turn of the century" means in or around the year 1900 for example or any other century which is considered by the author.

    Thanks!

  3. #3
    Anglika is offline No Longer With Us
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Posts
    19,448
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: What is "on the level streets of turn of " ?

    And Chicago is set on flat land, so its streets do not go up and down hills, so they are "level streets".

Similar Threads

  1. Turn up/down the air conditioner?
    By peppy_man in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 24-Nov-2008, 09:45
  2. music into the next level of reality
    By KLPNO in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 13-Jun-2008, 08:07
  3. turn, turn, turn
    By Nefertiti in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 18-Oct-2007, 18:16
  4. through/around the streets
    By user_gary in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 17-Aug-2007, 00:20
  5. "One level removed" and "One level added"
    By Albino in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 07-Dec-2006, 08:00

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •