man in the street

man in the street
the ordinary person; the average citizen: the political opinions of the man in the street.
[1825-35]

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Universalium. 2010.

См. также в других словарях:

  • man on the street — man in the street …   Useful english dictionary

  • Man in the Street — may refer to: T.C. Mits, for The Celebrated Man in the street Media Man in the Street , song on the album Hell of a Tester by The Rasmus Man in the Street , song in Rockers (soundtrack) I ll Tell the Man in the Street , song in 1938 stage musical …   Wikipedia

  • 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 — The man in the street is an idiom to describe ordinary people, especially when talking about their opinions and ideas …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • man on the street — n. var. of MAN IN THE STREET * * * …   Universalium

  • man on the street — n. var. of MAN IN THE STREET …   English World dictionary

  • man in the street — the average or ordinary person According to what the man in the street is saying the government is not very popular …   Idioms and examples

  • man in the street —    The man in the street is an idiom to describe ordinary people, especially when talking about their opinions and ideas.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions


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