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She told me an interesting history.
She told me an interesting story.
We study the story of the Romans.
We study the history of the Romans.

A story is an account of events which may or may not be true. History is a systematic record of past events

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There were five people in the shop.
There were five individuals in the shop.

Use individual with a single person as opposed to the group: The individual must act for the good of the community.

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My elder brother has a new suit.
My elder brother has a new dress.

Only girls and women wear dresses; anyone can wear suits (a jacket with trousers or a skirt). Clothes is a general word: John (or Mary) is wearing new clothes.

We say a man in full evening dress, or morning dress for traditional, formal clothes.

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Telling lies is a very bad custom.
Telling lies is a very bad habit.
The Chinese have strange habits.
The Chinese have strange customs.

A habit belongs to the individual, but a custom belongs to a society or country

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All the streets were full of men.
All the streets were full of people.

Use people and not men when the reference is to human beings in general.

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