live on the street(s)

idiom

: to be homeless
He lost his job and eventually was living on the street(s).

Examples of live on the street(s) in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Residents who live on the street are left with the mess of countless broken balloons littering the street, along with urine and feces in their yards, and some of the crowd already inebriated during the morning event, city staff said. Laylan Connelly, Orange County Register, 25 June 2024 People who live on the street tend to greet him with a kind of recognition. James Parker, The Atlantic, 13 June 2024 Related Articles Almost 70% of California homeless people live on the street. Liz Perlman, The Mercury News, 5 Mar. 2024 How many of them would live on the streets if the government refused to provide housing for them? Rafael Perez, Orange County Register, 25 Feb. 2024 See all Example Sentences for live on the street(s) 

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“Live on the street(s).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/live%20on%20the%20street%28s%29. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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