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Grammar 101 – Part 1 📖 (Month 5)
Grammar 101 is back!
Have you ever come across someone who mixes up the words many and much wrongly? Have you have heard someone who uses these words incorrectly that may lead to an unwanted miscommunication?
Do you still find it difficult or confusing to differentiate these words?
So, what is the difference between many and much?
No worries! As always, we got you covered! 😊👍
✨ Many vs Much ✨
Many and much sound very similar, and they both mean large amounts. Despite their similarity, their uses are different in a sentence.
To find out the differences, get a breakdown of the rules for when to use many vs much check in a sentence. You’ll even learn how to avoid grammar traps for many and much along with a fun memory trick.
The English language can be confusing sometimes, especially when it comes to quantities and volumes of nouns.
Not only can words have different meanings depending on how they are used, but some nouns can be counted while others can’t.
Countable and uncountable nouns are going to use different adjectives.
As you guys know, many or much are used to describe a large quantity of a noun.
📌 Many describes the countable noun.
📌 Much describes the non-countable noun.
In everyday English, we normally use many / much only in questions and negative clauses.
How much money have you got?
She does not have many friends.
In positive clauses with so, as or too, we can also use many / much.
Carla has so many friends.
She has as many friends as Sue. Kevin has too much money.
In formal texts, however, many / much are also common in positive clauses.
Stay tuned for more Grammar 101 by Linguosco to improve your English grammar! 👌
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