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on/at every corner

in many places along the streets of a town or city: After the game, police were stationed on every corner.
Translations of “on/at every corner”
in Chinese (Traditional) (城裡街上)各個路口,各個街口,到處…
in Chinese (Simplified) (城里街上)各个路口,各个街角,到处…
(Definition of on/at every corner from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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