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people

plural noun
 
 
/ˈpiː.pl̩/
men, women and children
Many people never take any exercise.
许多人从来不做任何运动。
We've invited thirty people to our party.
我们邀请了30个人来参加聚会。
People in general
used to refer to persons in general or everyone, or informally to the group of people that you are speaking to
人们;大家
People will think you've gone mad.
人们会以为你疯了。
People like to be made to feel important.
人们都喜欢被别人看重。
Now that we've discussed our problems, are people happy with the decisions taken?
我们既已讨论完存在的问题,大家对所作的决定还满意吗?
Someone, anyone, no one or everyone
men and women who are involved in a particular type of work
(某行业或领域的)人
We'll have to get the people from the tax office to look at these accounts.
我们必须请税务局的人来查看一下这些账目。
Most of her friends are media people.
她的大部分朋友都是传媒界人士。
Workers in general
the people the large number of ordinary men and women who do not have positions of power in society
人民,平民,民众,老百姓
She claims to be the voice of the people.
她自称是老百姓的代言人。
The President has lost the support of the people.
总统失去了人民的支持。
the people's Princess
平民王妃
Ordinary people
sb's people informal the people someone is related to
家人,亲人,家属
Her people come from Scotland originally.
她家人原籍为苏格兰。
Family relations in general
(Definition of people plural noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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