take to the streets

Definition of take to the streets

  1. :  to go outside on the streets Angry citizens took to the streets to protest the war.

Word by Word Definitions

takeplay
  1. :  to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as

    :  to seize or capture physically

    :  to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing

  1. :  a distinct or personal point of view, outlook, or assessment

    :  a distinct treatment or variation

    :  an act or the action of taking: such as

streetsplay
  1. :  by a considerable margin


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