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the man in the street

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe man in the streetthe man in the street (also the man on the Clapham omnibus British English old-fashioned)ORDINARY the average man or the average person syn Joe Bloggs/Schmo This kind of music doesn’t appeal to the man in the street. man
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the man in the streetBut the man in the street will say: how can it get worse?For the man in the street, sueing for libel can be an expensive business.The noise of thunder rolls across the city, pressing down and leaving the man in the street angered and on edge.Then comes the whip, the sudden vicious reminder of the man in the street.That's what the man in the street wants.The Alliance Party had a slightly Roman Catholic image with the man in the street.One of the men in the street ran to open the door, then another man pushed him.
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