in the street
phrasal see on the street

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • man in the street — {n. phr.} The man who is just like most other men; the average man; the ordinary man. * /The newspaper took a poll of the man in the street./ Compare: JOE DOAKES, JOHN Q. PUBLIC …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • man in the street — {n. phr.} The man who is just like most other men; the average man; the ordinary man. * /The newspaper took a poll of the man in the street./ Compare: JOE DOAKES, JOHN Q. PUBLIC …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • man in the street — n. An average person; as, the views of the man in the street. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • man in the street — Date: 1831 an average or ordinary person …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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