take to the streets

idiom

Definition of take to the streets

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

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“Take to the streets.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20to%20the%20streets. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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