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    bieasy is offline Senior Member
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    Cool big majority...

    Hi,

    Is the term 'Big majority' or 'Great majority' redundant?

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    SoothingDave is offline VIP Member
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    Re: big majority...

    Not a teacher.

    No, but "large" or "vast" majority is a more common phrasing.

    If you need 51 votes to pass a law, then having 51 is a "majority."

    If 85 vote for it then a vast majority favored it.

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