A million looks like this: 1,000,000 (a one followed by six zeros). A million sounds like a large number, whether you are talking about money, people, things, reasons, etcetera. Here are some typical ways in which you will hear the word "million" used:
Rajneesh made over a million dollars last year.
Some of his friends have made millions of dollars in the tech industry.
Pedro made about a quarter million dollars over five years of working in the United States. (quarter million = 250,000.)
Sandra lives in a million-dollar house. (Notice the use of a hyphen to form the adjective.)
There are millions of people who need assistance to pay for their health care.
There are a million reasons why you should try to improve your English.
Over 40 million people visited the Mall of America last year.
A million multiplied by a thousand is a billion.
She’s worth millions.
She’s a millionaire.
A person whose net worth is a million dollars (after debt and other liabilities are subtracted) is called a millionaire.
It’s fairly common for someone to become a millionaire these days.
Donald Trump is a millionaire. (But no one knows for sure because he can’t prove it.)
Some millionaires donate a lot of money to charities; others don’t make any kind of a donation–ever.