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Names used for talking to a group of people

folks

noun

used for talking to a group of people

guys

noun

used for talking to a group of people

gentlemen

noun

used for speaking to men in a group or audience

gentlemen

noun

used for speaking about men in a group

people

noun

used when you are talking to the people in a room or group, especially when you want them to listen

ladies and gentlemen

used as a formal way of addressing an audience of men and women

kabaddi

a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team

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a response to a scathing comment or unpleasant situation

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