walk the streets

walk the streets

To walk freely around the streets of a town or city. The city is safe enough during the daytime, but I wouldn't walk the streets on your own at night. Many are outraged that the convicted killer will be walking the streets after spending just two years in prison.
See also: street, walk

walk the ˈstreets

walk around the streets of a town or city: Is it safe to walk the streets alone at night?
See also: street, walk
References in classic literature ?
I will sell my frockcoat, and walk the streets in my shirt sleeves, rather than let you be in want.
I WILL know you; I will follow you home if you walk the streets till morning.'
heathenish adornment, and so walk the streets as brave as ever"
The people's wrath grew so hot at his attempt to guard them from the small-pox that he could not walk the streets in peace.
The horrific statistics here show that Sweden, once a country where one could walk the streets at night safely, has become a crime-ridden country with no-go zones.
SINISTER Fake Everyone should be able to walk the streets without any danger and thankfully residents acted quickly to remove these drugs from causing any serious harm.
I'M so glad this march went ahead, I now feel respected enough so I can walk the streets at 2am and not get attacked.
The incident took place in Garamat village of D I Khan kast when a 16 years old girl was on way to home after fetching water when she cornered and the accused tore her clothes and made her walk the streets of the village because Sajawal harassed the girl as a revenge.
Brian Phillips WHY do women walk the streets at night alone.You just can't do that anymore Sue Sims TURNING street lights off doesnt help to keep us safe now does it June Marsh-colomb Follow us on Twitter @WalesOnline
Let us go back to the days when the beat bobby was a regular sight walking our streets, with doors and premises checked for security during the night and a feeling of safety to walk the streets.
"We are a group of Christians who walk the streets," said Eurwen.
But Abu Qatada is free to walk the streets of London.
Charity workers will walk the streets of Stratford once a week to try and engage with any rough sleepers they come across and refer them to agencies which might be able to help.
This is only the last case of the series of cases that show that students go to schools with weapons and walk the streets, adds Eftoski stressing that the students carry other weapons, especially knives, metal truncheons in their backpacks.
Melbourne, Jan 9(ANI): Several Indian students in Australia have said that they are too afraid to walk the streets at night following reports of repeated hate crimes against the community.