walk the streets

idiom

Definition of walk the streets

1 : to walk in a city People don't feel safe walking the streets at night.
2 : to be a prostitute who finds customers by walking around in the streets young runaways forced to walk the streets

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“Walk the streets.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/walk%20the%20streets. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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