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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.
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walk the ˈstreets

walk around the streets of a town or city: Is it safe to walk the streets alone at night?
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I know one police officer that has said he had arrested one thug seven times in one year and he has beaten women, kids, threats to kill and loads of thefts and he is still walking the streets! The courts should be ashamed of themselves.
Popular social media figure and (https://twitter.com/qpark) video creator QPark released a clip Sunday showing 10 hours of Kim Jong-Un walking the streets of NYC to troll people's reactions.
It's not the first time strange animals have been spotted walking the streets of Dubai or wandering into people's homes.
They killed my grandad but they are still walking the streets and nothing is being done about it.
I think the vast majority of my neighbours would be more sympathetic if this laundry was the result of him walking the streets of West Derby, Tuebrook, Norris Green and Dovecot.
He did not mention being involved in two wars, 24-hour drinking, decriminalisation of drugs, immigration out of control, terrorists walking the streets courtesy of their human rights acts, people being stabbed and beaten at random and the country billions in debt and growing daily, MPs milking the system courtesy of Joe Public and some being awarded with peerages.
Anyone who remembers what happened to Caleb will be appalled that his killer is walking the streets.
We have goodness knows how many people walking the streets who are in this country illegally and yet we are turning these brave men away.
A DRIVING instructor, who was caught walking the streets wearing women's clothing, was yesterday jailed for a month.
Det Supt Martin Bottomley said: "The person who killed her could still be walking the streets."
Comments made by home secretary Jacqui Smith sparked the survey after she revealed she often felt unsafe walking the streets of London at night.
I'm not condoning this man, far from it, but one has to ask what a girl of this age was doing walking the streets at such an hour.
If you've always wanted to go to New York but can't see yourself walking the streets of the Big Apple any time soon, check out www.14to42.net.
A father and son will be walking the streets with friends on Christmas Day to raise money for charity.
COPP members, armed with police radios and cell phones, assist police by walking the streets of 21 neighborhoods, reporting suspicious situations.