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    a group of people

    I want to learn more about like :

    1. a group of people
    2. a bunch of flowers
    3. a ____of chicken
    4. a_____ of stairs

    a. What is the keyword to search this subject?
    b. Which websites should I go to ?


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    Re: a group of people

    Collective nouns.
    Fun With Words: Collective Nouns

    A lot of the ones you'll read no one uses in real life.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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