An ‘s’ after thousand, million, etc.

An ‘s’ after thousand, million, etc.

Published on 20 May 2023
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An ‘s’ after thousand, million, etc.
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Which one is correct?
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1. There are 21 million residents in the state of Florida. 2.There are 21 millions residents in the state of Florida.
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The Usage  
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if we mention an exact number, we don’t add an ‘s’ after hundred, thousand, million, or billion. However, we use an ‘s’ in these expressions is if we give a non-specific number (hundreds of dollars, thousands of people, millions of voters, etc.).
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Mexico has about 132 million residents.
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And the right answer is...
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1. There are 21 million residents in the state of Florida..
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Mercy buckets :)
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