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    #1

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    "containing" or "contains"? "a big amount" or "a big number"?

    It's a translation containing a big amount of professional terms.

    It's a translation which contains a big amount of professional terms.

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    #2

    Re: sentence

    Try:
    It's a translation containing a large number of professional terms.


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    Re: sentence

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    So "big number" or "big amount" are not OK?

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    #4

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    Quote Originally Posted by GUEST2008 View Post
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    So "big number" or "big amount" are not OK?
    Not necessarily. I just think "a large number" is preferrable. (You might want to do a Google search of those terms.)


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    Re: sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by GUEST2008 View Post
    Hi

    "containing" or "contains"? "a big amount" or "a big number"?

    It's a translation containing a big amount of professional terms.

    It's a translation which contains a big amount of professional terms.
    Both of these constructions are correct.
    "a large number".

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