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"Less people" is a phrase which is often translated as "menos gente", and "fewer" is an adjective which is often translated as "menos". Learn more about the difference between "less people" and "fewer" below.
less people
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. menos gente
I prefer to go to the mall in the morning, when there are less people.Prefiero ir al centro comercial por la mañana, cuando hay menos gente.
b. menos personas
Less and less people are finding conventional carreers rewarding.Cada vez menos personas encuentran gratificantes las carreras convencionales.
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fewer(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (a smaller number of)
a. menos
This train makes fewer stops than the 8:15 train.Este tren hace menos paradas que el tren de las 8:15.
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
2. (a smaller number)
a. menos
Hundreds of people were exposed to the virus, but fewer than twenty got sick.Cientos de personas estuvieron expuestas al virus, pero menos de veinte se enfermaron.
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