Was there a lot of people or were there?

Was there a lot of people or were there?

Member. I agree, it has to be “were” because “people” is plural. “A lot” can go either way, though; you can use “was” if the noun is collective, or otherwise singular. “There was a lot of emotion in his performance.”

How do you say the number of people?

  1. “Number of people” is correct, though “number of customers” or some such might be better. – Hot Licks. Sep 1 ’15 at 12:22.
  2. Thank you. If you write it as an answer I can mark it as correct. – FrancescoMussi.
  3. Depending of the service, “passengers”, “guests”, “attendees” or “participants” may fit. – Graffito.

How many sentences are there?

There are four types of sentences: declarative, imperative, interrogative, and exclamatory.

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What is a sentence Grade 4?

A group of words that makes complete sense is called a sentence. A complete sentence expresses a complete thought.

Which is correct lot of people or lots of people?

A lot is an undefined quantity, and it’s singular. “Lots” is the plural version of “lot,” and means more than one undefined quantity. The correct sentence would be : “There are a lot of people”.

Is people plural or singular?

‘People’ is the plural version of ‘Person’ 99\% of the time. The alternative plural ‘Persons’ exists but is only used in technical language: Maximum 12 persons (in a lift/elevator). There is another noun, singular ‘People’ and plural ‘Peoples’, which means nation/tribe.

Can you say an amount of people?

We would not normally say “amount of people” – either number of people (if you are showing actual numbers) or proportion of people (if using, say, percentages). amount is used for ‘non-discrete’ items (i.e. things that you cannot count, but can only measure e.g. by weight or volume, such as sugar or a liquid.

Is it correct to say plenty of people?

New Member. No, only “There are plenty of people” is correct. People is a plural noun in this context.

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What are the 12 types of sentences?

12 Types of Tenses With Examples Pdf

Tense Affirmative Negative
Present simple I have a car. I don’t have a car.
Present continuous You are playing football now. You are not playing football now.
Present perfect They have been there. They haven’t been there.
Present perfect cont. I have been living here. I haven’t been living here.

What are the 6 types of sentences?

Some of them listed are: 1- Imperative, 2-Negative, 3-Interrogative, 4-Interrogative negative, 5-Exclamatory, 6- Declarative (Direct statement, In-direct statement).

Are people or are people?

Now, the next time someone asks you this question, you’ll know how to answer. Just remember that “people” and “a group of people” will always be people in English and that you should always conjugate it as a plural: PEOPLE ARE.

How do you use many people in a sentence?

There are crowds of many people at the fairground. There are many people at the fairground; it has attracted a crowd. There is a crowd at the fairground; many people are attending to watch the fireworks. ‘Many’ is plural when used as a substitute pronoun. As adjective it will modify plural nouns: many women, many clouds…

Is it correct to say there are many people there?

People is the plural form of more than one person, and therefore, it has to be referred to as a plural. People are always minimum two, that’s why we should say: There are many people who want to go there. The correct is: “there are many people,” as people is plural and the 3rd person (he/she/it/one/there) plural of ‘to be’ is “are.”

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Is it correct to use ‘there’ or ‘there’?

I’d say both are fine, but would be used for different reasons. In your first sentence, the stress is on location (locative there). The use of ‘there’ in your second sentence could be more existential. ” There are how many people being interviewed for that job?! ” –> He asked me how many people there were (being interviewed for the job).

Is there a free grammatically correct sentence checker?

Also, free grammatically correct sentence checker will allow you to detect these grammar errors at no time and find out how to fix them at once. Many people rely on the checker provided by Microsoft Word, but this program is notoriously unreliable in catching all mistakes and is known for making suggestions that are simply incorrect.