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pound the streets

Slang definitions & phrases for pound the streets

pound the pavement

verb phrase
  1. To walk a police beat
  2. To trudge about the streets, esp looking for work: the liberal arts graduates pounding the Park Avenue pavements (1940s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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