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

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

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What's the price of this watch?
What's the cost of this watch?

Price is the amount of money paid by the customer. Cost is the amount paid by the shopkeeper. We can say How much does it cost?

Value is the usefulness or importance of something. The value of milk as a food, the value of education. Face value is the amount printed on a piece of-paper-money or on a postage stamp.

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There were five individuals in the shop.
There were five people 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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You should go home now.
You should go to your house now.

Take care not to say my house, his house, or your house when you should say home. A house is any building used for dwelling in, and home is the particular house in which someone is living.

Home may also denote one's own country. When an Englishman abroad says: I'm going home this summer, he means going to England.

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The man took his woman with him.
The man took his wife with him.

In English, these two words are carefully distinguished: wife is the woman in a marriage. Both husbands and wives can be referred to as partners.

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