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    Can i use "the" before street names?

    Can i use "the" before street names? I mean is it right to say "I live in the wall street"

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    Re: Can i use "the" before street names?

    No, though there are a few streets/roads in England that have the definite article for some reason. The Kings Road in Chelsea is one of these.

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    Re: Can i use "the" before street names?

    And keep in mind that we normally don't use "the" before proper names.

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    Re: Can i use "the" before street names?

    Yeah! Thanks! And just to clarify, I live in/on 4th street. Which of these forms is correct?

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    Re: Can i use "the" before street names?

    Both are right in this sense. As far as I know, "on" is preferred in American English.

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    Re: Can i use "the" before street names?

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    No, though there are a few streets/roads in England that have the definite article for some reason. The Kings Road in Chelsea is one of these.
    And The Strand, The Mall

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    Re: Can i use "the" before street names?

    Thank you all!

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