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Confusing Words > much and many
Does "bored" mean the same as "boring"? What's the difference between "funny" and "fun"? Here are some commonly confused English word pairs.

MUCH AND MANY
Much and many are mainly used in questions and negative sentences to mean 'a large number of'. There are, of course, alternatives to “a lot of” / “lots of”, depending on the context: “ a great deal of”, “large amounts of”, etc.

QUESTIONS

How much ....? + uncountable nouns

Examples:

How much sugar do you take in your coffee?

How much money do you want for this?

Do you have much work to do?

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How many ....? + countable nouns

Examples:

How many students are there in each class?

How many people are you expecting?

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NEGATIVE SENTENCES

Examples:

He doesn’t earn much money. (money => uncountable)

Not many people have heard of her. (people => countable)

Barbara doesn’t have many friends.












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