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    Question 3

    Folks,
    Whatīs the main difference between "major" and "great" ?

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    Re: Question 3

    When something is negative, we tend to use major- heart atacks, illnesses, etc. However, we do use great for devasting natural disasters, epidemics.

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    Re: Question 3

    This might give you an idea of the difference:
    Ron is a major pain in the neck.
    Tdol is a great teacher.

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    Re: Question 3

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    This might give you an idea of the difference:
    Ron is a major pain in the neck.
    Tdol is a great teacher.


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    Re: Question 3

    Does that mean that I am catastrophically bad?

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