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    No, they didn't. You cannot say 'poor' in English. You can say 'poor people', or use 'poverty' or 'the poor', but when an adjective is used as a collective noun, it doesn't normally take the plural, even though it implies a plural number, and 'poors' is quite simply an error.

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    We saw flaming villages, cities, forests, burnt corpses of animals

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    No, they didn't. You cannot say 'poor' in English. You can say 'poor people', or use 'poverty' or 'the poor', but when an adjective is used as a collective noun, it doesn't normally take the plural, even though it implies a plural number, and 'poors' is quite simply an error.
    I didn't mean for "poor".I said in general

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    Quote Originally Posted by curmudgeon View Post
    We saw flaming villages, cities, forests, burnt corpses of animals
    Burnt corpses of animals sounds better thanks mate

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