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    'the people of the city' or 'the people in the city'

    I cannot understand the differece between 'the people of the city' and 'the people in the city' . Could anyone kindly explain it ?

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    The people of the city(or The people in the city) thought that aliens had
    come to attack them.
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    Thank you in advance.

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    Re: 'the people of the city' or 'the people in the city'

    The people of the city = the people who live there
    The people in the city = the people there at the time, including commuters, etc


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    Re: 'the people of the city' or 'the people in the city'

    tdol, Thank you for your reply!

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    Re: 'the people of the city' or 'the people in the city'

    You're welcome.

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