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the man/woman/person in/on the street

an ordinary, average person whose opinions are considered to represent most people: To win the election he needs to appeal to the typical man in the street.
Translations of “the man/woman/person in/on the street”
in Chinese (Traditional) 平民百姓,市井小民…
in Chinese (Simplified) 平民百姓,市井小民…
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