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    drop litter on the street / streets

    Hello,

    I'm quite unsure which form I should use, street or streets, in the following sentence:

    'I don't agree with people who drop litter on the street.

    OR

    'I don't agree with people who drop litter on the streets.

    I'm looking forward to your reply, thank you very much.
    heyt

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    Re: drop litter on the street / streets

    I'd use the singular word and, being British, I'd use 'in', not 'on'.

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    Re: drop litter on the street / streets

    Quote Originally Posted by heyt View Post
    Hello,

    I'm quite unsure which form I should use, street or streets, in the following sentence:

    'I don't agree with people who drop litter on the street.

    OR

    'I don't agree with people who drop litter on the streets.

    I'm looking forward to your reply, thank you very much.
    heyt
    As 5jj responded, I would go with "street", but in AmE you would hear/read both "in" and "on".

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    Re: drop litter on the street / streets

    Thank you!
    heyt

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