When can you use much, more, many or very? Check out the simple grammar explanations!
Use “more” in comparative sentences. (“He is more intelligent than his cousin.”)
Use “very” before adjectives to mean “a lot”.
Use “much” before comparatives to emphasise the difference. (”He is older than” = 2 years older, for example. ”He is much older than” = 10 years older, for example.)
Use ”much” before uncountable nouns. We generally use ”much” in negative sentences and in questions. (“I don’t have much time”, for example.)
Use ”many” with plural countable nouns. We generally use ”many” in negative sentences and in questions.
So much / So many
You can use ”so” with much” and ”many” to emphasise quantity. “He has so much money”, “He has so many clothes”.
Too much / Too many
You can also use ”too” with ”much” and ”many” to show that there is more of something than you want: “There’s too much meat on my plate”, “We have too many choices”.
Much, More, Many, Very
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