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    #1

    All people .......are/is

    1. The people working in this company are nice.
    2. The people working in this company is nice.
    3. All people working in this company are nice.
    4. All peoples working in this company is nice.
    5. All people working in this company is nice.
    6. All peoples working in this company are nice.



    1. Which one of the above sentence is correct?

      Thank you.

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    #2

    Re: All people .......are/is

    You need to stop asking us to do your homework without making your own attempt first.

    Hint: Leave out unnecessary words.

    1. The people...are nice.

    2. The people...is nice.

    Is it clear which of these two is correct?

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    #3

    Re: All people .......are/is

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    You need to stop asking us to do your homework without making your own attempt first.

    Hint: Leave out unnecessary words.

    1. The people...are nice.

    2. The people...is nice.

    Is it clear which of these two is correct?

    Rover
    Dear Rover,

    I wish I were asking you to do my homework as I am not lucky enough to remain in school anymore. The reasons why I am asking are I want to improve my English. All questions are done by me.
    Thank you.

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    #4

    Re: All people .......are/is

    Only one of them is correct.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #5

    Re: All people .......are/is

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Only one of them is correct.
    Not two?

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    #6

    Re: All people .......are/is

    Quote Originally Posted by Ju View Post
    Dear Rover,

    I wish I were asking you to do my homework as I am not lucky enough to remain in school anymore. The reasons why I am asking are I want to improve my English. All questions are done by me.
    Thank you.
    Try to answer Rover's question. If you're in doubt, consult one of the many online dictionaries. Longman has many example sentences ( people - Definition from Longman English Dictionary Online ). The answer to your question is right there.

    Quote Originally Posted by tzfujimino View Post
    Not two?
    I think that ems was referring to the two sentences in post #2.
    Last edited by Chicken Sandwich; 16-Aug-2012 at 19:05.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tzfujimino View Post
    Not two?
    Maybe I'm going mad but I was referring to the original 6 suggestions. As far as I'm concerned, only one of them is correct. I think I can guess what the other one is that might be considered correct, but to me it's not.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #8

    Re: All people .......are/is

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Maybe I'm going mad but I was referring to the original 6 suggestions. As far as I'm concerned, only one of them is correct. I think I can guess what the other one is that might be considered correct, but to me it's not.

    And soooooo EMS, what IS the "other one"
    b.

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    #9

    Re: All people .......are/is

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Maybe I'm going mad but I was referring to the original 6 suggestions. As far as I'm concerned, only one of them is correct. I think I can guess what the other one is that might be considered correct, but to me it's not.
    So you prefer,

    All the people working in this company are nice
    .

    instead of #3.

    My guess. Did you mean this one?

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    #10

    Re: All people .......are/is

    Exactly. In addition to the one we all believe to be correct, I would have been happy with #3 if it said "All the people ..."
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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