few | many | most | others (people)

few | many | most | others (people)

Point 106 in the category of PRONOUNS/quantity is defined as:

‘few’, ‘many’, ‘most’, ‘others’ to refer to people in formal written contexts, often reports or surveys.

A search in iWeb for:

. few|many|most|others _V * *

1 . MANY BELIEVE THAT THE 385
2 . OTHERS SAY THAT THE 187
3 . MANY HAVE TRIED TO 185
4 . MOST ARE IN THE 179
5 . OTHERS HAVE SUGGESTED THAT 176
6 . OTHERS BELIEVE THAT THE 171
7 . OTHERS HAVE SAID THAT 168
8 . OTHERS MAY WANT TO 162
9 . OTHERS MAY HAVE A 161
10 . OTHERS ARGUE THAT THE 158
11 . MANY WOULD ARGUE THAT 154
12 . OTHERS DO NOT . 148
13 . OTHERS MAY NOT BE 134
14 . OTHERS SAY IT ‘S 129
15 . OTHERS SAY THAT IT 129
16 . OTHERS SAY IT IS 127
17 . OTHERS SEE IT AS 126
18 . MANY BELIEVE THAT THIS 124
19 . OTHERS MAY CHOOSE TO 116
20 . MOST SEEM TO BE 114
21 . OTHERS ARE NOT . 111
22 . MOST DO N’T HAVE 108
23 . OTHERS WILL TELL YOU 108
24 . OTHERS ARE NOT SO 106
25 . OTHERS DO N’T . 106
26 . MANY DO N’T KNOW 101
27 . MANY FEEL THAT THE 101
28 . MANY DO NOT HAVE 100
29 . MOST WOULD AGREE THAT 100
30 . MOST DO NOT HAVE 100
31 . OTHERS HAVE ARGUED THAT 97
32 . MANY WOULD SAY THAT 96
33 . MANY DO N’T EVEN 96
34 . MANY HAVE SAID THAT 92
35 . MANY BELIEVE THAT IT 89
36 . MOST DO N’T EVEN 88
37 . OTHERS SAY IT WAS 85
38 . OTHERS MAY NOT HAVE 84
39 . OTHERS HAVE TRIED TO 83
40 . MANY ARGUE THAT THE 83
41 . MOST DO N’T . 82
42 . MOST COME WITH A 80
43 . MANY HAVE SPECULATED THAT 80
44 . OTHERS MAY NEED TO 80
45 . MANY DO NOT KNOW 78
46 . MANY HAVE ARGUED THAT 78
47 . MANY DO N’T HAVE 78
48 . MANY WILL TELL YOU 77
49 . MOST ARE MADE OF 76
50 . MOST ARE AVAILABLE IN 76
51 . MOST ARE FROM THE 75
52 . MOST ARE BASED ON 75
53 . OTHERS REQUIRE YOU TO 75
54 . MANY ARE FAMILIAR WITH 73
55 . OTHERS POINT TO THE 73
56 . MANY GO ON TO 72
57 . OTHERS ARE DESIGNED TO 72
58 . OTHERS POINT OUT THAT 72
59 . MANY SAY THAT THE 70
60 . OTHERS HAVE TOLD ME 70
61 . OTHERS HAVE POINTED OUT 70
62 . OTHERS INCLUDE : 70
63 . OTHERS THINK THAT THE 69
64 . OTHERS WILL WANT TO 69
65 . OTHERS BELIEVE THAT IT 68
66 . MOST WILL TELL YOU 68
67 . MOST WILL HAVE A 68
68 . OTHERS NEED TO BE 68
69 . MANY BELIEVED THAT THE 66
70 . MANY BELIEVE IT IS 66
71 . MOST AGREE THAT THE 65
72 . MOST DO N’T KNOW 65
73 . OTHERS MAY BE MORE 65
74 . OTHERS MAY FIND IT 65
75 . OTHERS MIGHT WANT TO 65
76 . OTHERS FEEL THAT THE 64
77 . MANY ARE IN THE 64
78 . MANY DO NOT REALIZE 64
79 . MANY DO NOT . 63
80 . MOST DO NOT . 63
81 . MANY THINK THAT THE 63

82 . OTHERS CLAIM THAT THE 63

(B2 vocabulary: ‘claim’)

  Eastern Daily Press
Sea serpent legends of Suffolk and Norfolk

Others claim that the stones are weather makers and can cause rain to fall if water is poured over them.


83 . OTHERS USE IT TO 63
84 . OTHERS MAY PREFER TO 62
85 . OTHERS BELIEVE IT IS 61
86 . OTHERS MAY BE ABLE 61
87 . OTHERS SUGGEST THAT THE 61
88 . OTHERS WERE NOT SO 61
89 . MOST ARE DESIGNED TO 60
90 . OTHERS MAY DISAGREE , 60
91 . OTHERS ARE IN THE 59
92 . OTHERS DO N’T HAVE 59
93 . OTHERS ARE ABLE TO 59
94 . MANY HAVE TRIED , 59
95 . OTHERS SEEM TO BE 59
96 . MANY WILL ARGUE THAT 58
97 . MANY SEEM TO BE 58
98 . MANY ARE BASED ON 57
99 . FEW WOULD ARGUE THAT 57
100 . OTHERS THINK IT ‘S 57


More examples:

Though in terms of grammar, it is relatively more straightforward than many languages around the world, but when it comes to pronunciation, many find themselves stumbling.

(more context)

 

 

Many were plagiarists, some were backstabbers, and there is even a grave robber among them.

(more context)

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