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    kahhong is offline Member
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    Cool Particular

    Hi there,

    what are the differences between:

    this particular people.
    this certain people


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    -kahhong

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    Default Re: Particular

    You're using 'this' with a plural- it should either be 'these' or 'this...person'. People often use 'certain person' when they don't want to give someone's name, but the listener will understand who is being referred to.

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    Question Re: Particular

    Thankss tdol.. how about they use particular? foa an exampl, "that particular person"

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    Default Re: Particular

    It's like saying 'this person especially'

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