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    #1

    we

    Do these two below equally work? Or does the first one sound wrong?

    We tend to want to be considered a good person by others.
    We tend to want to be considered good people by others.

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    #2

    Re: we

    '...good people..' is correct.

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    #3

    Re: we

    So the idea of distributive singular doesn't apply here?

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    #4

    Re: we

    Others may disagree, but the first sounds fine to me.

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    #5

    Re: we

    I don't disagree.

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