Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The price for which something, especially an amount of drugs, that is illegal or has been obtained illicitly can be sold.‘detectives seized drugs with a street value of £300,000’
- ‘Just four days later another importation was stopped and drugs with a street value of £1.3 million were found.’
- ‘The very thought that in one operation alone in this town of ours they could seize drugs with a street value of €60,000 is a frightening thought.’
- ‘In the house in Wardleworth officers discovered hard drugs with a street value of £25,000 and £75,000 in cash.’
- ‘Ten people were arrested in Battersea on Tuesday following the discovery of a cache of drugs with a street value of more than £4million.’
- ‘He said the street value of the drug would be less, perhaps between £1,000 and £1,500, if it was sold in larger quantities.’
- ‘She had been arrested in April and the drugs, with a street value of about £900,000 were discovered in six cushions and a leather jacket in her luggage.’
- ‘The narcotics were determined to be cocaine with an estimated street value of more than $2 million.’
- ‘Drugs with a street value of more than £100,000 have been seized in York, police revealed today’
- ‘Estimated street value of the drugs has been put at $10.5 million.’
- ‘As a guesstimate the street value of illegal drugs sold in the US in 2000 exceeded US $62 billion.’
- ‘Police found hard drugs with a street value of almost £2,000 and a stash of cash after following a car in the early hours, a jury heard.’
- ‘In all the street value of the drugs seized in the three successful Garda operations has topped €300,000.’
- ‘Since the campaign began drugs with a street value of £3.5m have been recovered.’
- ‘This would have been sold on at a street value of five times its wholesale worth.’
- ‘Police have seized nearly a tonne of cannabis resin with a street value of £4.4 million at an industrial unit in Oldham.’
- ‘He stated that the street value of the drugs found was some £133,000.’
- ‘Cannabis resin with a street value of more than £20,000 was seized in an early morning drugs raid.’
- ‘Mr Neill said the drugs had a street value of more than £2,000.’
- ‘They were charged with trafficking more than 542 kilogrammes of cocaine with a street value of $204 million.’
- ‘This amount of drugs would have an approximate street value of $21 million in Nunavik.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.