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    Smile Voice from the street

    Hi,

    To mean common people's opinions, which is the most idiomatic?

    1. Voice from the street
    2. Voices from the street
    3. Voice from the streets
    4. Voices from the streets
    5. none of these

    I guess 2 would be the most idiomatic.

    Thanks in advance.

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    Default Re: Voice from the street

    Quote Originally Posted by taked4700 View Post
    Hi,

    To mean common people's opinions, which is the most idiomatic?

    1. Voice from the street
    2. Voices from the street
    3. Voice from the streets
    4. Voices from the streets
    5. none of these

    I guess 2 would be the most idiomatic.

    Thanks in advance.
    #2 is OK.

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    Default Re: Voice from the street

    Thank you, Bhaisahab.
    I think you mean that
    #2 is grammatical but not the most idiomatic.

    Do you think all of 1 to 4 are idiomatic?

    Or 1 is the most idiomatic?

    Thanks in advance.

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    Default Re: Voice from the street

    Quote Originally Posted by taked4700 View Post
    Thank you, Bhaisahab.
    I think you mean that
    #2 is grammatical but not the most idiomatic.

    Do you think all of 1 to 4 are idiomatic?

    Or 1 is the most idiomatic?

    Thanks in advance.
    #2 is grammatical and the most idiomatic.

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    Default Re: Voice from the street

    You could also use voice(s) of the street.

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    Default Re: Voice from the street

    I would only use "voice of the street" there. There is a similar phrase: "the word on the street", though that is more akin to "rumour" than "popular opinion".
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: Voice from the street

    The singular's more likely, but the plural is possible if the views are fragmented IMO.

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    Default Re: Voice from the street

    Vox populi | Define Vox populi at Dictionary.com

    You could get all fancy and use Latin.

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