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Hello teachers,

Is the phrase "a large literature" correct, or should it be edited to "a large number of literature"? Thanks in advance.
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Context would certainly help here.
Hi, Phillip.

Would it be OK in the below sentence?

A large literature has already established the size of correlations between mental health and labor market outcomes.
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I think that a great amount of literature sounds better.
Thanks, Philip. I'd like to know whether the original phrase is incorrect.
AnonymousThanks, Philip. I'd like to know whether the original phrase is incorrect.
It doesn't sound correct to me.
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AnonymousI'd like to know whether the original phrase is incorrect.
To me, it actually sounds OK.

(By the way, note that "a large number of literature" is definitely wrong.)
The phrase . . . the size of correlations between . . . also seems wrong to me.
I suggest
eg the degree of correlation between
eg the number of correlations between

Clive

I recommend saying a large body of literature instead?

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