'burbs

'burbs

(bɜːbz) or

burbs

pl n
informal short for suburbs. See suburb
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So, you buy a modest home in the 'burbs, but don't initially consider transportation costs, house up-keep and property taxes.
Day 3 Skip the city and head to the 'burbs where Singapore is at its best.
Animal House meets The 'Burbs as Zac Efron (above) parties hard in a very rude tit-for-tat sitcom milking bellylaughs.
Along with Becky's squirm-inducing romantic travails, it's the naturalistic performances and the everyday setting - the movie was filmed in the 'burbs of Reading, Berkshire - that make this a story most will relate to.
1 THE 'BURBS (1989) TOM HANKS joins forces with his neighbours when they suspect the arrival of a new family is more sinister than anyone expects.
In many cities, a bike is a must-have accessory for hipsters, while in the 'burbs spandex-clad weekend warriors rule the roads as they imitate the Tour de France.
com Manly Grab a ferry from Circular Quay to Manly, another of Sydney's stunning beach 'burbs.
Although it was intimidating on many levels, a husband, a kid and a house in the 'burbs later, I'm glad I entered the uncharted waters and am thankful to live in a time when this type of technology is available to us.
Nowhere is this more apparent than in our nation's capitol and its surrounding 'burbs, where the line between the rich and poor is at its most rigid.
This is key to providing walkable communities and moving away from sedentary 'burbs which foster a heavy reliance on private motor vehicles.
If you go for a hike in the 'burbs here, you'd better know how to distinguish a grizzly bear from a black bear, and what to do around both.
Corey then went on one of the hottest streaks in movie history with a run of hits that lasted five years and included Friday 13th Part 5, Gremlins, The Goonies, The Lost Boys, Stand By Me and The 'Burbs.