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    humans

    should the an adjective 0r a noun come after the be verb?
    since we is plural human should be plural too?
    but can it also be adjective human short for human (being)

    we can get hurt

    because
    we are humans
    we are human


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    Re: humans

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    should the an adjective 0r a noun come after the be verb?
    since "we" is plural, "human" should be plural too? Not necessarily; see below
    but can it also be adjective "human" short for "human (being)" Yes

    we can get hurt

    because
    we are humans We are humans [[short form for "human beings"] / We are human beings
    we are human We are all human [[ member of the family Hominidae]]
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