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Quelle est la différence entre « les gens » et « les personnes » ?

Est-ce qu'il y a une différence ? Quand utilise-t-on l'un ou l'autre ? Est-ce que c'est similaire à la différence entre « people » et « persons » en anglais ?
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How do I designate the person I live with but I'm not married to ?

When I speak about my girlfriend with colleagues or my familly, I obviously can't say “ma femme” because we're not married. However “ma copine” feels odd since we're both adult. What would be an ...
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Use of “femme” to mean “girlfriend”

Can femme mean girlfriend? I just saw a French comedy film in which the main character, a chef, used the term “ma femme” and it was always translated in the subtitles as “my girlfriend”. The two ...