Broken English #1 Huge Employees

Mike GristJapangrish 5 Comments

As an English teacher I`m constantly hearing strange manipulations of the language. Most of them don`t make any sense, but on occasion they could, with a little creative interpretation.

Try to guess what the correct version of this sentence should be.

The Company fired huge employees.

The answer is- The Company fired a huge number of employees.

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      You might be right there Rob, though I’d say ‘many’ doesn’t convey the same kind of scale as ‘a huge number of’- which is the impression the student (in this particular case) wanted to get across.

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    Jackie Fisher

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