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    Default that kind of person or that kind of people?

    Hi,

    I saw this sentence "he is not that kind of person" but can I say "he is not that kind of people?"

    Which one is correct? and why?

    Thanks for helping.

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    Default Re: that kind of person or that kind of people?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Hi,

    I saw this sentence "he is not that kind of person" but can I say "he is not that kind of people?"

    Which one is correct? and why?

    Thanks for helping.
    "He is not that kind of person" is correct. The other isn't.
    It works that way because it means "He is not a person of that kind".

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    Default Re: that kind of person or that kind of people?

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    "He is not that kind of person" is correct. The other isn't.
    It works that way because it means "He is not a person of that kind".
    Is "person" correct because "he" is singular?

    What if I change "he" to "they"? Will the correct sentence be "They are not that kind of people?"

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    Default Re: that kind of person or that kind of people?

    Quote Originally Posted by cfhsu View Post
    Is "person" correct because "he" is singular?

    What if I change "he" to "they"? Will the correct sentence be "They are not that kind of people?"
    Yes, that's right.

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