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    How to talk about families?

    For example, we can say:

    The georges are .........

    Are there other alternatives?

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    Re: How to talk about families?

    Quote Originally Posted by tasneemspring View Post
    For example, we can say:

    The georges are .........

    Are there other alternatives?
    Remember that you need a capital letter at the beginning of a surname, so:

    The Georges are lovely people.

    However, you can also say:

    The George family IS very large.

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