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I wanted to ask, which of these two is correct. I would be grateful for your answer.

People’s lives is involved. Or

People’s lives are involved.

2nd is grammatically correct, I think.

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The subject is the plural noun lives; ergo, the verb must be plural, are, not singular. Your answer is correct.

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