中考英语词汇辨析:People and Person

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People

 persons, human beings 人们(集体名词)

1. There were a lot of people at the party.

有许多人参加了聚会。

2. Some elder people enjoy Beijing opera immensely.

有些上了年纪的人非常喜爱京剧。

3. Quite a few people came to the lecture.

有相当多的人来听讲。

 all the persons who live in a particular place or belong to a particular country, race, etc 生活在某一国家或某一地区的人民;民族

1. The friendly exchanges between the Chinese and American peoples date back more than two hundred years.

中美两国人民的友好交往,已有二百多年历史。

2. There are fifty-six peoples in China.

中国有五十六个民族。

Person

a human as an inpidual 人(强调个人)

1. You’re just the person I want to see.

你正是我想要见的人。

2. What is she like as a person?

她的人品怎么样?

3. A selfish person always thinks about himself.

一个自私的人总是想着自己。

【注意】

1. people表示”人们”时,为集体名词,不能表示个人。people表示”民族”时,为可数名词,有单复数形式。

2. person是可数名词,强调个人,其复数形式为persons,不过人们习惯用people代替persons。