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    #1

    a large / huge population

    We say a large/huge population. I wonder if we could also say a big population.
    Thanks.
    Last edited by teechar; 17-Jan-2017 at 12:04. Reason: removed spaces either side of slash

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    #2

    Re: a large/huge population

    You can, but "big" and especially "huge" are informal; "large" is not informal.

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