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    which is correct??

    I live in a small street near the station.
    or
    I live on a small street near the station.

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    Re: which is correct??

    Quote Originally Posted by kt
    I live in a small street near the station.
    or
    I live on a small street near the station.
    I live on a street near the station.

    :)

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    Re: which is correct??

    I live on a street near the station, and I see students running in the street trying to catch the train on school days.

    BMO

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    Re: which is correct??

    Quote Originally Posted by kt
    I live in a small street near the station.
    or
    I live on a small street near the station.
    In American English, it is "on". I'm not sure about British English. I seem to remember seeing "in" a street.

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    Re: which is correct??

    I did an Internet Google, www.google.com, exact search for:

    "Running on the street" 612 listings.

    "Running in the street" 1,710 listings.

    BMO

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    Re: which is correct??

    Quote Originally Posted by bmo
    I did an Internet Google, www.google.com, exact search for:

    "Running on the street" 612 listings.

    "Running in the street" 1,710 listings.

    BMO
    Good. 8)

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    Both would be OK in BE.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Both would be OK in BE.
    Does that apply to the original "living in/on" or to the second "running on/in"?

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    Living.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Living.
    Thanks. I just wanted to be sure that I had it straight. :wink:

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