Thousand

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Use 'thousand' to emphasize a grand quantity in descriptive narratives. SlideThousands of stars twinkled in the night sky.
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Round NumbersPlay
Often used to suggest an approximate number rather than an exact count. SlideThere were roughly a thousand people at the concert.
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Can express a very high number metaphorically to indicate 'a lot of'. SlideI have a thousand things to do today!