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    a crowd of people, crowds of people

    Hi,

    What is the difference between "a crowd of people" and "crowds of people"?

    They may be the same.

    Thanks,


    K. Yonehara

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    Re: a crowd of people, crowds of people

    Without additional context I would say "crowds of people" were in different places (possibly at different times), whereas a crowd of people was in one place.

    In every city the Beatles played, there were crowds of people. The Beatles played in London and there was a crowd of people.

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    Re: a crowd of people, crowds of people

    Or there could be crowds of people in the same place, but for a different reason. Say some are in town for a baseball game, some for a college graduation and more for an art exhibit.

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