the man in the street

noun phrase

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: the ordinary and average person What does the man in the street think about it?

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“The man in the street.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20man%20in%20the%20street. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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