Much and many

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Much means a lot of. It is used with singular nouns.

Before a pronoun, a geographical name or a noun with a determiner, we use much of.

Much can be used without a noun if the meaning is clear.

Much can modify comparatives and superlatives.

Much can also modify adjectives, adverbs and verbs.

Much and Many

Much is used with singular nouns; many is used with plural nouns.

Before a pronoun, a determiner or a geographical name we use many of.

See also

Do and make
Make: special uses
Words ending in -man
May / might ...but
Maybe and may be
Misplace and displace
Much and many
Must in questions and negatives

Just, already and yet

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