Your daily grammar: hyperbole in informal contexts (“millions of”, “loads of”, “tons of”)

Example 1: My kitchen is absolutely cramped. I love cooking and despite the fact that I have no space, I managed to fit in a table as well as millions of cookbooks and all the necessary kitchen tools. Example 2: I’m going to make loads of cookies this year and will give them in nice little boxes to my family and friends. Example 3: I received tons of plastic ducks every time I had my birthday or some kind of celebration.

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