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Grammar - pleeeease, help :-/

Czech Republic

Grammar - pleeeease, help :-/

One thousand people liveS there OR

One thousand people live there ?????

I am lost here... can you help, please?�

23 Jan 2011      


The second is the correct option.
One person = singular
Two people, ten people, one hundred, a thousand... plural.
One thousand people live there.

23 Jan 2011     

Czech Republic

Thank youuuu for such a swift help :)

23 Jan 2011     


people is a plural noun so live is the correct answer

24 Jan 2011