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    #1

    all, some or most students are...

    Students are are behaving very strangely these days.

    Does this mean
    all students
    most students
    or
    some students

    are behaving very strangely these days?

    Many Thanks.
    Azz.

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    #2

    Re: all, some or most students are...

    As it's written, it implies 'all'.

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    #3

    Re: all, some or most students are...

    Thank you very much 5jj,

    How about this one:

    People are behaving in a weird way towards me.

    Does that imply 'all' as well?

    Many Thanks,
    Azz.

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    #4

    Re: all, some or most students are...

    Unless you have become paranoid, you are likely to mean a certain group of people - your friends, acquaintances, colleagues at work, etc. Context will make this clear.

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    Re: all, some or most students are...

    And it doesn't necessarily mean everybody- just a sufficient number for it to be worth commenting on.

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