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    How can I say an aproximate number when I don't know the exact amount?

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    There were one hundred 'and something' people in the gig...

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    You can say that or 'about\around a hundred', 'a hundred or so', etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    You can say that or 'about\around a hundred', 'a hundred or so', etc.

    Can I say a hundred 'and steak' or something ressembling this expression? I think i've heard something like that but don't know exactly how it's spelled.

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    Quote Originally Posted by johnny_bdn
    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    You can say that or 'about\around a hundred', 'a hundred or so', etc.

    Can I say a hundred 'and steak' or something ressembling this expression? I think i've heard something like that but don't know exactly how it's spelled.
    I've never heard that expression. :?

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    Neither have I.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Neither have I.
    "a hundred 'and steak'"

    Kind of sounds like estimate

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