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    #1

    Play on OR in the street?

    Which one is correct?

    Don't play IN the street

    Don't play ON the street

    Thanks
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    #2

    Re: Play on OR in the street?

    They are both right.

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    #3

    Re: Play on OR in the street?

    Quote Originally Posted by murat guler View Post
    Which one is correct?

    Don't play IN the street

    Don't play ON the street

    Thanks
    In AmE, "in" would be more common.

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    #4

    Re: Play on OR in the street?

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    Quote Originally Posted by murat guler View Post
    Which one is correct?

    Don't play IN the street.

    Don't play ON the street.

    Thanks
    Hello, Murat.
    Please remember to end each sentence with the relevant punctuation mark.

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    #5

    Re: Play on OR in the street?

    In BrE, "to play on the street" usually simply means "to play outside the house" (not in a park but in the area outside the house/flat). That includes the pavements. "To play in the street" means "to play on the tarmac part where cars drive". This might not be the interpretation of all BrE speakers though. Obviously, playing in the street (or more usually, playing in the road) is far more dangerous!
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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