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I am wondering if my sentence is grammatically correct.

Bob saw his ex viewing a house for sale near his home, and could not bear the thought of her living in the same street.
 

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"in" is fine in BrE. Conversely, "living on the street" in BrE means you're homeless.

I live in the same street as my aunt.
When I was 16, I was living on the street.
 

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Conversely, "living on the street" in BrE means you're homeless.
That's the same in American English, but we live on a (specific) street. ​I used to live on Steeles Avenue West.
 
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What, then, does "living in the street" mean (in RobertJ's post, #3)?
 

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What, then, does "living in the street" mean (in RobertJ's post, #3)?
It's another way to say "homeless". On the street is, I think, much more common.
 

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Bob saw his ex viewing a house for sale near his home, and could not bear the thought of her living in the same street.
I would remove that comma.
 

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I prefer it without the comma.
 
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