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    Default Million or Millions

    I am watching the news on Rte. How exciting I hear you say?

    Anyway Anne Doyle keeps saying "2 millions", or "40 millions", in other words she says millions when refering to the pural of million.

    It's million. The pural of million is million.
    Say it, "2 million", not "2 millions"

    Is it me, Millions or million?

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    It can be both

    Usual for money its million as you said 20 million etc

    But foor the likes of time or distance it could be millions eg millions of years ago
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    simple million in the context she's using it


    million (millions plural )
    The plural form is million after a number, or after a word or expression referring to a number, such as `several' or `a few'.
    1 num A million or one million is the number 1,000,000.
    Up to five million people a year visit the county..., Profits for 1999 topped 100 million.

    2 quant-plural If you talk about millions of people or things, you mean that there is a very large number of them but you do not know or do not want to say exactly how many.

    The programme was viewed on television in millions of homes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doozer View Post
    It can be both

    Usual for money its million as you said 20 million etc

    But foor the likes of time or distance it could be millions eg millions of years ago
    20 million miles.
    20 million years ago.

    But I do agree millions of years.

    It's million when it's a quantity.


    She's just weird.

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    It is million, not millions.
    At least it is what google translate said.lol

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    have you got the lend of a million bud

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    Tis like ordering beer... two heineken please.... but then again its two vodkas... Strange huh...

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    Quote Originally Posted by kelso View Post
    have you got the lend of a million bud
    Or in the countrys case a couple of Billion

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    Are you all talking about the amount of money politicians(especially the fat slug) are going to make out irish people?
    or are you talking about how much they are going to screw about?

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    That daft old granny should have been retired years ago.



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