in the street

see under on the street.

Words Nearby in the street

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How to use in the street in a sentence

  • The man-in-the-street is not easily persuaded that the basis of the comic is, not uncommon nonsense, but glorified common-sense.

    Mark Twain | Archibald Henderson
  • Far too long has the man-in-the-street been encouraged in an attitude of scorn for the efforts of the Twenty-three.

  • We do not mean that he was typical; but if there are men-in-the-street in heaven, they will resemble Montaigne.

    Pot-Boilers | Clive Bell
  • In European countries, however democratic, the man-in-the-street has rarely any immediate authority over Foreign Affairs.

  • Like the man-in-the-street, Montaigne found refuge from reason in conviction.

    Pot-Boilers | Clive Bell