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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Metaphors, by their very nature, add meaning to something.

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    "INFINITE" vs "UNLIMITED"

    The number of sentences is better described as "non-finite", which is one meaning of "in-finite". A synonym for non-finite is "unlimited", which is the accurate description of the number of sentences. There is no finite number of sentences, that's all.

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    To be honest,I'd say it is limited- we just can't begin to calculate it.

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