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Meaning of “the man in the street” in the English Dictionary

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the man in the street

a man or men who ​think like most other ​people: To ​win the ​election she ​needs to ​understand what the man in the ​streetwants.
(Definition of the man in the street from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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