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People vs Persons

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Here is a tough question for you today guys; is it possible to say 7 persons? Or must it be 7 people?

Well, if you thought it could be 7 persons, then you are right! Do you know why you are right? People refers to a mass of people and persons refers to number of individuals: seven persons is a number of individuals.

Have you ever seen the word persons used? How so? In what kinds of sentences?

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