live on the street(s)


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The city and county have increased shelter beds and outreach services for homeless people, while the county has expanded mental health services available to all, but with a focus on people in need who live on the street. Michael Smolens, San Diego Union-Tribune, 1 Feb. 2023 Those who decline an offer of an available bed, of which there are none now, would no longer be allowed to live on the street. Washington Post, 30 Apr. 2022 Tammy Fahlgren, who used to live on the street where the bodies were found, told FOX 4 of Dallas-Fort Worth. Fox News, 25 Sep. 2021 On July 29, the city of Northampton cut down the row of Kwanzan Japanese cherry trees that lined Warfield Place, despite strong opposition from those who live on the street., 26 Aug. 2021 And The Washington Post reports that, in addition to overall rising numbers, there are now more unsheltered homeless people — people who actually live on the street — than those who reside in homeless shelters. Justin Klawans, The Week, 22 Dec. 2022 In one early episode, Danny and the Dann-zens (the people who live on the street and accompany them on their interdimensional travels) helped Bureau agent Morris Wilson (Alan Mingo Jr.) embrace their true self as drag queen Maura Lee Karupt. Christian Holub,, 22 Dec. 2022 Statewide voters were largely split on whether quickly creating large group shelters to accommodate virtually all who live on the street versus taking more time to build permanent affordable housing is the best approach. oregonlive, 14 Oct. 2022 With high temperatures expected to reach and stay in the high 90s every day this week, Birmingham is offering some respite for those who live on the street. Greg Garrison |, al, 13 June 2022 See More

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“Live on the street(s).” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2023.

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