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  1. #1
    harriet_yang is offline Junior Member
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    about how many people can fit in a bus

    Dear teachers,

    Which of these are correct? How do native speakers say it?

    1. A bus can sit 30 people.
    2. A bus can seat 30 people.
    3. A bus can hold 30 people.

    thanks

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    Rover_KE is offline Moderator
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    Re: about how many people can fit in a bus

    #1 is not usually heard.

    #2 is fine.

    #3 is fine if no standing passengers are permitted — otherwise, say 'A bus can hold/carry 50 people/passengers — 30 seated and 20 standing'.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 13-Sep-2017 at 18:11.

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