Hello ,  The bus stop is "in" the King Street or "on" the King Street  . Which one is correct ?

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  • 4 weeks ago

    In the UK we would never say 'the' King St'. We say 'the High Street' but never 'the' King St.

    To answer your question, we say 'The bus stop is on King Street'.

    EDIT to add: While 'on' King St is far more common, it is not 'wrong' to say 'in'.

    • bluebellbkk
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      4 weeks agoReport

      Cara, you're quite right. There are exceptions, and I haven't thought about it enough to see how they work.

  • 4 weeks ago

    It's on the street(s), but in the water ( for example).

  • reme_1
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    4 weeks ago

    "on the street"

  • 4 weeks ago

    the 2nd one sounds better

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  • martin
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    4 weeks ago

    This would be "on" King Street.

  • 4 weeks ago

    On. And not THE King Street, just King Street.

    • skeptik
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      4 weeks agoReport

      It seems to be one of those things we assume about the modern world that is actually a direct result of some sort of cultural innovation.  In this case, the advent of postal systems and fire departments.
      Before that, most streets didn't actually have "names."  Only the major thoroughfares.

  • 4 weeks ago

    Depends on whether you're using British English or American English.

    In British English, the standard usage is "in the King Street."

    In American English, it would be "on King Street."

    • skeptik
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      4 weeks agoReport

      But the point of the asker's question was about "in" vs "on."  And I believe you would agree on that.

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