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    drunken vs drunk before people

    First, is it natural to say "drunk people" or "drunken" people? Or both works?
    Second, I read a sentence not understandable for me on a dictionary website. Here is its explanation.

    as an adjective, drunken can only precede the noun, while drunk follows a verb
    What does those words in italic type mean? Could you give examples?
    Thank you so much.

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    Re: drunken vs drunk before people

    First, read the Similar Threads below, terrenziqq, which the system found thanks to your excellent thread title.

    You may find your answer there.


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    Re: drunken vs drunk before people

    I would say drunk people. I would use drunken before a noun like nights.

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