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    #1

    "people"; plural or singular?

    Is "people" a plural noun or a singular noun?

    Which is correct?
    Some people say / Some people says

    does the rule change if we don't use any determiner?

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    Re: "people"; plural or singular?

    *Not a Teacher*

    "People" is the plural form of "person".

    So it would be "Some people say".

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    Re: "people"; plural or singular?

    'People' is normally the plural of 'person'; You sentence must read 'some people say...'. However, with a meaning similar to 'race', 'ethnic group', it can have a plural 'peoples'.

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    Re: "people"; plural or singular?

    Does the rule change if we don't use any determiner?
    No.

    'People say you're lovely.'

    Rover

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