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    People in the streets

    Does peole in the streets only mean homeless peole? Does it include ordinary people too?

    Thank you very much

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    Re: People in the streets

    It depends on the context.


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    Re: People in the streets

    So it can mean ordinary peole too, can't it?

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    Re: People in the streets

    "people in the street (not streets)" is standard meaning anybody out there, passers-by.

    "people on the streets", on the other hand, means "beggers", like in:

    It is the very presence of poor people on the streets asking for money that people in the street are objecting to.

    good luck!


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    Re: People in the streets

    Thanks bianca

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