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    #1

    go out in the streets

    The first thing we did was go out in the streets and talk to the people.

    Is "go" correct or should it be "going"?

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    Re: go out in the streets

    The first thing we did was to go out in the streets and talk to [the] people. "The" is optional.
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    #3

    Re: go out in the streets

    I'm happy with the original sentence as is. I'd probably say into the streets.

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    #4

    Re: go out in the streets

    Why can't say "on" the street?

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    #5

    Re: go out in the streets

    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    Why can't say "on" the street?
    The choice of preposition is governed more by practice than theory. On just isn't natural in the proposed sentence.
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