Bzhen
which word shall we use between "people" and "person" in certain sentence , are there some examples?
Mar 24, 2019 1:41 PM
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Basicalyl, "People" is used to refer to a collective group of individuals. (The people of New York are very busy.) "Person" is used to identify an individual. (He is a very busy person.) There are other uses, but this is the most common .
March 24, 2019
okay, thanks, Gideon, it's v easier to understand the two words.@Gideon
March 24, 2019
<p>Person - Singular. How many people? One person. 
People - Plural / many ( ordinarily used/less formal). My people are here. </p><p>Persons - Plural / many ( mostly used for formal/official purposes). An undisclosed number of persons ....</p>
March 24, 2019
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