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    Default Laugh vs laughter

    What is the difference between "laugh" and "Laughter"?
    He got laughter or laugh in the face? (Sb laughed at him)

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    Default Re: Laugh vs laughter

    Quote Originally Posted by belly_ttt View Post
    What is the difference between "laugh" and "Laughter"?
    He got laughter or laugh in the face? (Sb laughed at him)
    Hi,

    A laugh is specific.
    Laughter is more general and collective.
    He got a laughter or laugh in the face do not mean that somebody laughed at him.
    I would say: the laugh is on him after they have tried to make fun of him and he looks ridiculous now.
    Or try:
    She laughed at his expense.
    A few of her jokes got a laugh.
    Or she got a laugh out of him.
    Last edited by banderas; 29-May-2008 at 03:23. Reason: typo

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