street corner

noun

: the area of a sidewalk where two streets meet
He stood on the street corner waiting for the bus.

Examples of street corner in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Homicide investigators did not provide any information about why McIntyre was standing on that particular street corner two hours before dawn. Nathan Solis, Los Angeles Times, 8 May 2024 The city arranged an event on a street corner in an area with typically low voter turnout to showcase the results of $12 million for maintaining and expanding Milwaukee’s tree canopy. Lydia Depillis, New York Times, 1 May 2024 One man is dead, and three others were injured after men on scooters allegedly opened fire on them at a street corner in the Bronx, police said Tuesday night. Victoria Arancio, ABC News, 16 Apr. 2024 Larkin figured out how to make the weekly, which was distributed for free on street corner stands, a thriving business. Richard Ruelas, The Arizona Republic, 24 Jan. 2024 On Wednesday, the St. Paul City Council voted 7-0 to approve the rezoning of a former street corner grocery at Oakdale Avenue and Sidney Street, about a block east of Robert Street, to accommodate their business, which would otherwise sit in a residential neighborhood. Frederick Melo, Twin Cities, 19 Jan. 2024 If a woman stood on a street corner across from Congress holding a sign calling for the genocide of Jews, government officials could take no action against her. David Cole, The New York Review of Books, 18 Jan. 2024 The second teen ran from around the street corner to ambush the couple, according to footage obtained by KTLA. Karen Garcia, Los Angeles Times, 9 Jan. 2024 Just north of the Champs-Élysées on a rounded street corner sits a stone facade building that blends into the classic Parisian scenery and stands out just enough with its contemporary curved-glass windows and leafy balconies. Rachel Chang, Travel + Leisure, 26 Feb. 2024

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“Street corner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/street%20corner. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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