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    #1

    a major news or major news

    Microsoft is expected to break a major news tomorrow.

    Is this sentence correct?

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    #2

    Re: a major news or major news

    Quote Originally Posted by jayan12 View Post
    Microsoft is expected to break a major news tomorrow.

    Is this sentence correct?

    thanks
    Hello, I'm not a teacher, but you have a subject (Microsoft), your verb is (is expected), you think that Microsoft is waiting an information.

    a major news = a big news or an important news.

    To break is to break your harm, or the meaning of stop something.

    I have a little trouble for understand what do you mean, is Microsoft waiting an important information or is Microsoft giving one information about its new soft?

    Bye.

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    #3

    Re: a major news or major news

    Quote Originally Posted by jayan12 View Post
    Microsoft is expected to break a major news tomorrow.

    Is this sentence correct?

    thanks
    No. You can't say "a news" (nor "an information", by the way). You can say:
    1. Microsoft is expected to break major news tomorrow.
    2. Microsoft is expected to break some major news tomorrow.
    3. Microsoft is expected to break a major news item tomorrow.
    4. Microsoft is expected to break a major piece of news tomorrow.

    2. and 3. are best

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    #4

    Re: a major news or major news

    Quote Originally Posted by The French View Post
    Hello, I'm not a teacher, but you have a subject (Microsoft), your verb is (is expected), you think that Microsoft is waiting an information.

    a major news = a big news or an important news.

    To break is to break your harm, or the meaning of stop something.

    I have a little trouble for understand what do you mean, is Microsoft waiting an important information or is Microsoft giving one information about its new soft?

    Bye.
    'To break news' is the equivalent of 'annoncer des nouvelles'.

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    Re: a major news or major news

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    'To break news' is the equivalent of 'annoncer des nouvelles'.
    I think, for the benefit of future readers, it's best to point out that The French's answer was wrong.

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