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    Hi Everybody,

    News mean information or reports about recent events, is it wrong if I say "I hear a bad news"

    Information never without (s), then how can I say many information??
    is it wrong if I say "There are many information still missing"

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    Re: News and information

    Quote Originally Posted by cmlg38542006 View Post
    Hi Everybody,

    News means information or reports about recent events. Is it wrong if I say "I heard a bad news."? Yes, it is wrong. You can say, 'I heard some bad news.'

    Information is always without (s); then how can I say many information?? 'much infromation' or 'a lot of information'
    Sometimes we say 'many pieces of information.'
    Is it wrong if I say "There are many information still missing" Yes, it is wrong. See above.
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    Re: News and information

    How to say if I want to say a specified thing

    Is it right to write :"I received a piece of good news that Mary was promoted to Shop Manager"

    If so, is it the same in spoken English?? Still use "a piece of good news" OR only say "good news"?

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    Re: News and information

    Quote Originally Posted by cmlg38542006 View Post
    How to say if I want to say a specified thing

    Is it right to write :"I received a piece of good news, that Mary was promoted to Shop Manager"

    If so, is it the same in spoken English?? Still use "a piece of good news" OR only say "good news"? "a piece of good news" is not commonly said, but the common measure word for news is "piece". It is much more common to say 'some good news' or just 'good news'.
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