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    Default make up their own mind/s

    Within seconds, PKR supporters breached the police barricades and charged into Merdeka Square, prompting the police to respond with tear gas and water cannons to prevent a stampede.

    In an interview with Radio Australia on Tuesday, Anwar denied that his hand gesture was a signal to protesters to breach the barricades, instead claiming implausibly that it meant, “negotiate with the police”.

    People will make up their own mind about the truth, but so far, few outside observers appear convinced.

    Would it be wrong if I changed 'mind' to 'minds'?

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    No; I find the plural form more natural.
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    Default Re: make up their own mind/s

    Agreed with 5jj. If you say "people will make up their own mind," it sounds like one collective brain they all share.


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