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    #1

    how many people use english now a days

    hai

    Would any body like to tell me how many people are using
    english now a days.

    shah


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    #2

    Re: how many people use english now a days

    i am not quite sure but a lot
    mostly of the countries spoke english

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    #3

    Re: how many people use english now a days

    As a first language or second?
    As a first languager, estimates go up to about half a billion, but it is hard to define. As a second language, the numbers would be much bigger, but again, how much English would they need to know to be classified as a speaker?

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