take (something) to the street(s)

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take (something) to the street(s)

1. To bring some event onto the streets outside. The venue tried to shut our concert down at 10 PM, so we just took it to the street and kept on partying! We're taking this celebration to the streets with a parade right through downtown!
2. To bring something into public awareness or consciousness. I agree that action needs to be taken, but our lives could be endangered if we take it to the street. We have to take this issue out to the streets if we want people to do anything about it.
See also: take

take it to the street

Sl to tell everyone about your problems. If there's something bothering her, she's gonna take it to the street, first thing. Come on, don't take it to the street.
See also: street, take

take it to the street

tv. to tell everyone about your problems. (see also on the street.) If there’s something bothering her, she’s gonna take it to the street, first thing.
See also: street, take
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By December 1978, millions of Iranians would take to the streets in protest against the policies of the Shah on a regular basis.
February 17 marks one year since the first major demonstration against the rule of Colonel Gaddafi, which saw tens of thousands of protesters take to the streets of Benghazi and other towns.
How useful might it be, for instance, for those who take to the streets to learn that there's,been an enormous change since 1934, when the United States' Reciprocal Trade Agreements Act became the first such agreement to link trade to job creation?
Question is, will those who take to the streets and those who negotiate behind fences take the time to learn from Aaronson's work?
As the Negro has taken to the streets, so will the unemployed of all races take to the streets."