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    #1

    an avalanche of

    "There's been an avalanche of rumors regarding this plane crash near Smolensk." Is it widely used?

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    Re: an avalanche of

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    "There's been an avalanche of rumors regarding this plane crash near Smolensk." Is it widely used?
    Is it wiedly used in this context?

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    Re: an avalanche of

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    "There's been an avalanche of rumors regarding this plane crash near Smolensk." Is it widely used?
    Yes, "an avalanche of rumours" is used.

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    #4

    Re: an avalanche of

    It's used, but I don't come across it very frequently.

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    Re: an avalanche of

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    It's used, but I don't come across it very frequently.
    It's on both sides of the ocean?

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    #6

    Re: an avalanche of

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    It's used, but I don't come across it very frequently.
    Yes, but not heard frequently. When I hear it, it`s generally related to modes of communication, such as an avalanche of phone calls, letters, e-mails, messages, etc. It works in your context as well.

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    #7

    Re: an avalanche of

    I suppose it's less common with rumours because generally there's a single rumour or a few going around about something or someone at any one time- an air crash could be different with many different stories.

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