Downing Street

NOUN
  1. a street of Westminster in London
    the Prime Minister lives at No. 10 Downing Street
  2. the British government
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How To Use Downing Street In A Sentence

  • Number Ten Downing Street is the British prime minister's official residence.
  • Ten days of frenzied reporting had not been stilled by increasingly angry Downing Street statements.
  • Downing Street last night refused to discuss any British involvement. The Sun
  • The announcement took Washington and Paris by surprise, but Downing Street had been expecting it.
  • But Gordon Brown will have been disappointed by Clegg's comments as they appearsto scupper any chance of a Lib-Lab pact that would keep him in Downing Street. Epolitix News
  • He was one of three loyalists who went to Downing Street to plead with her to stay on.
  • Inevitably, there is suspicion that the latest internal recasting of the MoD, though triggered by 10 months' work by Lord Levene and the defence reform unit, has also been shaped at the 11th hour by Downing Street's extreme anger at recent unauthorised public complaints by the service chiefs about the sustainability of the Libya mission. Ministry of Defence: Too many chiefs | Editorial
  • He was back in parliament but there was no chance of moving into 11 Downing Street during this administration.
  • At the onset of the Second World War, the young diplomat was seconded from the Foreign Office to Number 10 Downing Street. Democracy vs. Hypocrisy
  • Downing Street denied there had been a hurried overnight redrafting of the text.
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