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crossroads in Roads topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcrossroadscross‧roads /ˈkrɒsrəʊdz $ ˈkrɒːsroʊdz/ ●●○ noun (plural crossroads) [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 TTRa place where two roads meet and cross each otherjunction, T-junctionat the crossroads 🔊 Turn left at the next crossroads. 🔊 The car was approaching the crossroads.2 DECIDEa time when someone has to make very important decisions which will affect their futureat a crossroads 🔊 Now farming is at a crossroads in the European Community. 🔊 a career crossroads3 an important or central placeat the crossroads 🔊 The city was ideally situated at the crossroads to the great trade centres of Europe.
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crossroadsNow the 17-year-old is at a crossroads.Donna accelerated, seeing a crossroads ahead.So we come to a crossroads of sorts, an intersection of rice sticks.The tunnel to the right turned left after a short distance, while the tunnel to the left led to a crossroads.It was a crossroads for me.At each crossroads the stone fountains with their precious supply of water were guarded by men-at-arms.I got off the truck at the crossroads, and the cousins drove Terry home.We moved off in the direction of the crossroads, the scene of yesterday's action.at the crossroadsShe had a job in Frisco; she had to take the Greyhound bus at the crossroads and go in every day.The Methodist chapel is also in a vulnerable spot, standing as it does at the crossroads.Take Nosey and the spare horse, then wait for me at the crossroads.Nothing stirs, either in the offices or at the crossroads.Today it was almost on top of the ridge at the crossroads.Maybe you are standing at the crossroads now, wondering which way to turn.I got off the truck at the crossroads, and the cousins drove Terry home.at a crossroadsConclusion Primary health care is at a crossroads.He saw the field itself at a crossroads.Eisler says we are now at a crossroads.Apparently, one out of every 16 signposts at crossroads in the region are pointing in the wrong direction.And now those charged with crafting a specific remedy have declared themselves at a crossroads.The army is directing traffic at a crossroads.Warren's career was at a crossroads.Then, as now, my native land was at a crossroads.The new managers were at a crossroads.at the crossroadsShe had a job in Frisco; she had to take the Greyhound bus at the crossroads and go in every day.The Methodist chapel is also in a vulnerable spot, standing as it does at the crossroads.Take Nosey and the spare horse, then wait for me at the crossroads.Nothing stirs, either in the offices or at the crossroads.Today it was almost on top of the ridge at the crossroads.Maybe you are standing at the crossroads now, wondering which way to turn.I got off the truck at the crossroads, and the cousins drove Terry home.