“Yeah, it's a huge environmental disaster.”
You're talking with a coworker about a large oil spill. She is talking about how big of a problem it is. You agree, so you say this.
Yeah, it's a huge environmental disaster.
"Yeah" is a more casual way of saying "yes".
Say this to agree with something that a person said:
You can also say "yeah" when you're going to disagree but you want to make your disagreement sound a little softer.
"Yeah" sounds less formal than "yes."
"Huge" means "very big". Some things that are often described as "huge" are:
- a huge amount of something
- a huge animal
- a huge crowd
- make a huge difference
- (something) was a huge success
"The environment" means the natural world - the air, oceans, plants and animals, etc. A "disaster" is an event that hurts a lot of people or destroys a lot of things. So an "environmental disaster" is a big event that causes a lot of pollution, hurts a lot of plants and animals, etc.
Some evironmental disasters are:
- oil spills
- nuclear power leaks
- chemical spills