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    'A small proportion of people'?

    Hi there,

    Is there any limitation when using expressions such as 'a proportion of' in terms of the noun being countable or not?

    I was wondering if expressions we use to express quantities (dozens of, a proportion of) are used carrying any positive or negative sense.

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