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    Question "on the streets or in the streests"?

    Hi,

    Can you please tell me if this sentence sounds alright?

    "...focus on the reduction of the cars driving in the streets."


    Ta!

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    Re: "on the streets or in the streests"?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mehrgan View Post
    Hi,

    Can you please tell me if this sentence sounds alright?

    "...focus on the reduction of the cars driving in the streets."


    Ta!
    (Not a teacher)
    "on the streets(UK) or in the streets(US)"?
    "...focus on the reduction of the cars driving in the streets."
    It's all right.(UK) It's alright. (US)

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    Re: "on the streets or in the streests"?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mehrgan View Post
    Hi,

    Can you please tell me if this sentence sounds alright?

    "...focus on the reduction of the cars driving in the streets."


    Ta!
    NOT A TEACHER


    (1) From reading American newspapers, I believe that most

    Americans prefer "cars on the street."

    ***

    P. S. I also offer these two quotations for your consideration:

    (a) I loved to be out on the street as a newspaper reporter.

    (b) I learned as much from my newspaper colleagues as I did

    in the street.

    Again, I believe that most Americans prefer on in such sentences.

    (Both quotations are from American journalists.)

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    Re: "on the streets or in the streests"?


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    Re: "on the streets or in the streests"?


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    #6

    Re: "on the streets or in the streests"?

    /A learner/

    I am mostly there either in the street or on the road.

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    #7

    Re: "on the streets or in the streests"?

    I have confused the use of preposition before "the street".
    Parser is right. "In" is used in BE while "on" in AE. Sorry for the mistake.

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