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Grammar Exercise: Much, More, Many, Very

When can you use much, more, many or very? Check out the simple grammar explanations!

More
Use “more” in comparative sentences. (“He is more intelligent than his cousin.”)

Very
Use “very” before adjectives to mean “a lot”.

Much
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.)

Many
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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