Many, a considerable number of, etc

yuryhashi

Member
Japanese
I do not understand the order of the quantity expressions shown below, namely,
which is smaller, which is greater. Please help.

many
a number of
a considerable number of
a large number of
a rather large number of
a significant number of

Thank you.
 
  • Parla

    Member Emeritus
    English - US
    There is no "order" to these expressions. They all simply mean whatever the speaker or writer views as a relatively large number.
     
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