Amy
Do these sentences mean the same? (a great deal of influence, a huge, a great) He has a great deal of influence on political circles. He has a huge influence on political circles. He has a great influence on political circles.
Oct 1, 2012 9:06 AM
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Hey Amy! I hope you also appreciate input from non-native English speakers! But from my experience "a great deal" has a nuance of comparing it to others while "huge" is relatively independent from others. :) "A great deal of influence" = lots of influence while others might not have as much of it "Huge influence" = lots of influence while others might just have as much of it "Great influence" = a little less than huge But this is just my feeling of a language I wasn't raised with :-) Usually they might be used interchangably. Feel free to correct me, native speakers!
October 1, 2012
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