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 Meanings and Examples of PEOPLE
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people
 n.  the body of citizens of a state or country
 n.  men, women, and children
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  These amiable people to whom I go have never seen me and know little of me.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 15
2  As I was occupied in fixing the boat and arranging the sails, several people crowded towards the spot.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 20
3  The infant had been placed with these good people to nurse: they were better off then.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 1
4  My family have been prominent, well-to-do people in this middle-western city for three generations.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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5  "Well, other people are," she said lightly.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 3
6  All these people came to Gatsby's house in the summer.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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7  I am the son of some wealthy people in the middle-west--all dead now.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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8  Then he began asking people casually if they knew her, and I was the first one he found.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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9  I keep it always full of interesting people, night and day.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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10  I suppose he smiled at Cody--he had probably discovered that people liked him when he smiled.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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11  "At least they're more interesting than the people we know," she said with an effort.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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12  "Lots of people come who haven't been invited," she said suddenly.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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13  They're some people Wolfshiem wanted to do something for.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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14  I didn't want it to be in the papers and draw a sightseeing crowd so I'd been calling up a few people myself.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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15  A scroll so wide might not be deemed too expensive for Providence to write a people's doom upon.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XII. THE MINISTER'S VIGIL
Example Sentence: (207 in 14 pages)
16  I don't think many people would argue with that.
17  Feelings fade, people change.
18  The people have to accept the harsh exigency of war.
19  Tough times never last, but tough people do.
20  The people still follow their traditional beliefs.
21  Among people here, traditional values still hold sway.
22  Many people travel to work each day by railway.
23  Treat other people as you hope they will treat you.
24  Don't involve other people in your trouble.
25  The majority of people interviewed prefer TV to radio.
26  A/The majority of people seem to prefer TV to radio.
27  Techniques of deep meditation help people under stress.
28  Young people usually have more energy.
29  She was mimicking the various people in our office.
30  Some people prefer the older version to the new one.