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    5-person team / 5 people

    Hello,

    May I use person here instead of people ?

    Maintainperformance evaluations for 5-person team of IT Department
    or
    Maintainperformance evaluations for 5 poeple of IT Department

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    Re: 5-person team / 5 people

    Quote Originally Posted by mmabrouk View Post
    Hello,

    May I use person here instead of people ?

    Maintain performance evaluations for a 5-person team in the IT Department
    or
    Maintain performance evaluations for 5 people in the IT Department
    See the corrections in red.

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    Re: 5-person team / 5 people

    I am not a teacher.

    To try and answer your actual question, if it is really a team of five people as opposed to five unconnected individuals then you would say, 'a five-person team'.

    If you are referring to five people amongst many others you could say, 'five people in the IT Department'.

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