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    english

    Which is correct:

    1-This bakery is owned by English people.
    2-This bakery is owned by the English.

    Meaning: The owners of this bakery are English. This bakery is owned by some English people.

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    Re: english

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    Which is correct:

    1-This bakery is owned by English people.
    2-This bakery is owned by the English.

    Meaning: The owners of this bakery are English. This bakery is owned by some English people.
    "This bakery is owned by English people" is correct, unless the bakery belongs to the entire English nation.

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