Escalator

usgb/ˈeskəleɪtər/Volume
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Public TransitPlay
Escalators are common in public places like airports and subway stations to help with foot traffic. SlideShe used the escalator to reach the train platform quickly.
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Directional UsePlay
Escalators move in one direction, but most locations have a pair for going both up and down. SlideThe escalator going up was crowded, but the one going down was empty.
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Stay RightPlay
In many countries, it's customary to stand on the right and walk on the left on escalators. SlideTourists often forget to stand on the right on the escalator, blocking those in a hurry.