Pleonasms, Redundancies & Redundant Phrases
by wpengine on May 25, 2013
Discuss this pleonasm in the comments below.
This is not a pleonasm because you can be a large number of people and still be called a number of people.
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pleonasm: 1. the use of more words than are necessary to express an idea; redundancy. 2. an instance of this, as free gift or true fact. 3. a redundant word or expression.