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    #1

    damage

    Small damage/huge damage/big damage.

    Can all be used, please?

    I wanted to say that the damage wasn't big, but for some reason thought that it would be wrong and said "high damage" instead.

    Is it right/wrong?

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    #2

    Re: damage

    All four word pairs you propose are unnatural. Write minor​ damage.
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    Re: damage

    Yes. If it's not big, DON'T say "huge" or "big"!
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

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    #4

    Re: damage

    Don't say huge damage or big damage under any circumstances. You can modify damage with:
    • trivial
    • minor
    • significant
    • severe
    • devastating

    ...and other adjectives I can't think of right now.
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