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    "on the street" or "in the street"?

    Hi guys,

    do we say "on the street" or "in the street"?


    Eg.: I met him ---- the street.


    thanks a lot

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    Re: "on the street" or "in the street"?

    Both.

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    Re: "on the street" or "in the street"?

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    Both.
    thanks, is there a difference in semantics?

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    Re: "on the street" or "in the street"?

    Quote Originally Posted by jirikoo View Post
    Hi guys,

    do we say "on the street" or "in the street"?


    Eg.: I met him ---- the street.


    thanks a lot
    "On the street" is more Am. English and "In the street" more Brit. English.

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