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English definition of “man/woman of the people”

man/woman of the people

a person , usually involved in politics , who is liked by a lot of ordinary people and seems to understand and like themOrdinary people Grammar:Man, mankind or people?Grammar:Person, persons or people?We use person in the singular to refer to any human being:
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