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    Default People - is or are?

    There's not much of the people here in Ukraine who speaks English fluently


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    There are not much of the people here in Ukraine who speak English fluently

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    Default Re: People - is or are?

    Quote Originally Posted by Barton View Post
    There's not much of the people here in Ukraine who speaks English fluently


    or

    There are not much of the people here in Ukraine who speak English fluently
    people - noun in the plural
    much -quantifier used with uncountable nouns.

    Both sentences are incorrect.
    There are not many people / not so many people who speak English fluently/who speak fluent English, here, in Ukraine.

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