Example sentences for: people--

How can you use “people--” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Whenever I put in a good word for the global economy--pointing out that international trade is not the source of all misfortunes, or that low-wage exporting benefits many poor people--I can count on receiving a pile of hate mail.

  • The story observes that about the same number of people--300--are killed every year in police chases as in police shootings, which of course makes "Today's Papers" wonder why the law should treat reckless police driving differently than reckless police shooting.

  • SUVs Don't Kill People--People Kill People

  • Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali, condemning the United States and saying he was "astonished" that nobody considered the sufferings of the Iraqi people--"[a]nd the UN, remember, was an institution created to protect the people."

  • Anything you want to know about the sectarian ideological warfare of these quarrelsome people--Socialists, Stalinists, Trotskyites, Schactmanites, Lovestonites--you can find in masochistic detail.


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