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    Default No one and none

    Hi!!

    "No one is perfect"
    "None is perfect"

    "no one" and "none",are they the same?could you please tell me if I can write "none" instead of "no one"? thanks in advance!

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    Re:
    "No one is perfect."
    Meaning:
    Nobody is perfect.
    That refers to people.

    Re:
    "None are perfect"
    Meaning:
    None of them are perfect.
    That, in my opinion, most likely refers to objects, or things rather than people.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hector51 View Post
    Hi!!

    "No one is perfect"
    "None is perfect"

    "no one" and "none",are they the same?could you please tell me if I can write "none" instead of "no one"? thanks in advance!
    "None" can mean "no one", but it more often means "Not one" or "no part".

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