Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Thousand"

The meaning of "Thousand" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does «Hundreds of thousands dollars» How much is that? mean?
A: 100 000
200 000
300 000 +
Q: What does thousands of decades mean?
A: Yes it’s talking about time.
It means a very very very Long time.
A decade = 10 years
Imagine 10 years multiplied by 1000
Q: What does "For thousands of years, communications between city states, kingdoms, and empires had varying levels of formality, with much of the contact between individuals and entities such as trading associations remaining outside government control." mean?
A: That is the problem. ; )

By emphasising that governments did not control communication (for thousands of years) it suggests there was a time when they did.

It's like saying "for thousands of years people ate food." : )

Example sentences using "Thousand"

Q: Please show me example sentences with thousands
e.g.)I have books of thousands..
A:
I have a thousand things to tell you.
My book collection could be in the thousands.
I wish I had a thousand dollars.
One day I'll own a house work six hundred thousand dollars.
The forest behind my house must have a thousand trees.
Q: Please show me example sentences with what is the correct ?

5 thousand or
5 thousands ?.
A: "5 Thousand" is the correct one.

Synonyms of "Thousand" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between They will be formed over thousands or millions of years. and They will form over thousands or millions of years. ?
A: "They will be formed over thousands or millions of years" - This indicates that external forces will create "them" (whatever they are)
"They will form over thousands or millions of years" - This indicates that the things form on their own and are not caused to be formed.
But really, in this case, they mean exactly the same thing. There are some situations where it will be important to differentiate something that spontaneously happens from something that happens because of outside forces, but this is not one of those situations. Either sentence can be used as both are correct.
It is inappropriate to add "in" before "over". If you do, the sentence makes no sense. You do use "in over" in something like "I haven't seen Thomas in over a month". But not in these sentences.
Q: What is the difference between You're cornered by thousands of zombies and You're surrounded by thousands of zombies ?
A: Cornered means you are surrounded on two/three sides by a wall (or some other barrier) and the other side(s) by zombies.

Surrounded means there are zombies all around you in a circle.

So if you are cornered, you are back against the wall. If you are surrounded, you are in open space but can’t go anywhere because they are around you in ever direction.
Q: What is the difference between a thousand and thousands ?
A: Placing "a" before thousand means that the thing is 1000 in number. When you use "thousands" this means that the things is more than 2000 or more in number.
Q: What is the difference between He bought thousands of books and read as many and He bought thousands of books and read as many more ?
A: He bought thousands of books and read as many = He bought (2,000) books and he read (2,000) books.

He bought thousands of books and read as many more? = He bought (2,000) books and he read (4,000) books.
"As many more" means the same number again or twice the number.

Translations of "Thousand"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 2020
two thousands twenty?
twenty twenty?
A: if it's referring to the year, we say it as "twenty twenty". same goes for the other years, for example "twenty nineteen"

however, if you want to say "the phone costs $2020", you would pronounce it as "two thousand and twenty dollars"

hope it helps:-)
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? From only a few to thousands of kilometers, the small bird flew.
I want to make food with vegetable and a bread, and write a book about the food.
A: The first sentence is correct.
“I want to make food with vegetables and bread and write a book about it.”
Remember to add an ‘s’ at the end of plural nouns. Don’t put ‘a’ in front of the word bread.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? How do say thousands in English?
A: Thousands.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? thousands
A: @zeinaaa:

Other questions about "Thousand"

Q: A: I heard that there are more than three thousands of kanji in Japanese.
B: Sounds about right. There are too many kanji to remember. Does this sound natural?
A: "I heard that there are more than three thousand Kanji in Japanese."
Q: When I say 100,000
One hundred thousands? or One hundred thousand?
A: thousand
Q: Thousand and thousands went to see this "stunt show's spectacle". Is it right?
A: Are you refering to your pronounciation or the sentence written above?

Your pronounciation is good but the part of the sentence: "stunt show's spectacle" doesn't make sense

The sentence is most likely "Thousands and thousands went to see this spectacular stunt show" (might not be as i don't have enough context)

or could be: "Thousands and thousands went to see this stunt show's spectacular rides"

Hope this helps :)
Q: 3,365 Three thousands three handreds sixty five? or Thirty three handreds sixty five? Does this sound natural?
A: Three thousand, three hundred and sixty five
Q: Throughout five thousands years of history, many great figures have fought for freedom. But when they had the chance to be at the helm, how to pass on the power to their children became the top priority. So, it is fair to say we have been trapped in a cycle:Great leaders' children will become tyrants eventually, and then new great leaders will overthrow these tyrants. History repeats. Does this sound natural?
A: Pretty good. Though at the beginning it should read "throughout five thousand years of history"

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