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    Default People is or People are.

    Dear all members:


    I found this sentence in an English course book
    ' There not enough people to support three cinemas, but there's enough for one'.

    My question is ; can we use both is and are with people?
    I mean is't considered single and plural?

    Thanks in abvance

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    Default Re: People is or People are.

    Hi,

    Interesting question!

    I would personally use 'are', rather than 'is'. However, I am no expert!

    Best wishes,

    Iain.

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    Default Re: People is or People are.

    "People" is the plural of "person" : People are.

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