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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “people”

people

plural noun     /ˈpiː.pl̩/
men, women and children
Many people never take any exercise.
許多人從來不做任何運動。
We've invited thirty people to our party.
我們邀請了30個人來參加聚會。
People in general
used to refer to persons in general or everyone, or informally to the group of people that you are speaking to
人們;大家
People will think you've gone mad.
人們會以為你瘋了。
People like to be made to feel important.
人們都喜歡受到別人看重。
Now that we've discussed our problems, are people happy with the decisions taken?
我們既然已經討論了問題,大家對所作的決定都滿意嗎?
Someone, anyone, no one or everyone
men and women who are involved in a particular type of work
(某行業或領域的)人
We'll have to get the people from the tax office to look at these accounts.
我們必須請稅務局的人來查看一下這些帳目。
Most of her friends are media people.
她大部分的朋友都是媒體界人士。
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,民眾,老百姓
She claims to be the voice of the people.
她自稱是老百姓的代言人。
The President has lost the support of the people.
總統失去了人民的支持。
the people's Princess
平民王妃
Ordinary people
sb's people informal the people someone is related to
家人,親人,家屬
Her people come from Scotland originally.
她家人原籍蘇格蘭。
Family relations in general
(Definition of people plural noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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