Focus on the pronunciation of person
English definition of “person”
/ˈpɜr·sən/ n [C] (plural people /ˈpi·pəl/ or persons)
› a man, woman, or child: Neil Armstrong was the first person to set foot on the moon. The auditorium can seat about 500 people. The plane crashed just after takeoff, killing all 29 persons aboard. › Person is also used when describing someone’s character or personality: I don’t think of him as a book person (= someone who likes books). She’s nice enough as a person, but she’s not right for the job. Note: In formal writing, the plural "persons" is sometimes preferred over "people," but "persons" is also used in news reports – At least 30 persons are dead or missing – and in the phrase "person or persons" when the number of people is not known – We expect to catch the person or persons responsible.