Much, Many, A lot (of)

Index
Click the most suitable word or phrase in each sentence. ANSWERS
1) How many | much sisters does he have? RULE#2
2) He's written a lot of | much staff down on paper. RULE#3
3) Although the children are grown up, we still see them much | a lot. RULE#5
4) Andrew didn't say much | a lot of about it. RULE#1
5) Her condition is much | many the same as it was yesterday. RULE#4
6) Did you know a lot of | much people at the party? RULE#3
7) I've told him many | much a time to be more polite. RULE#4
8) Was there many | much food at the party? RULE#1
9) He must have paid a lot | a lot of for that bike. RULE#5
10) There aren't many | much people in the restaurant. RULE#2
11) The library is used by a great much | many people. RULE#4
12) She put too much | many salt into the soup. RULE#4
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CORRECT!

RULE#2 => MANY + COUNTABLE NOUN
(USED IN NEGATIVE SENTENCES AND QUESTIONS)

INCORRECT!

RULE#2 => MUCH is not used with countable nouns!

CORRECT!

RULE#3 => A LOT OF is used in affirmative sentences.

INCORRECT!

RULE#3 => MUCH is not normally used in affirmative sentences!

CORRECT!

RULE#5 => A LOT is used without a noun or at the end of the sentences.

INCORRECT!

RULE#5 => MUCH is not normally used in affirmative sentences!

CORRECT!

RULE#1 => MUCH is used in negative sentences and questions.

INCORRECT!

RULE#1 => A LOT OF must be followed by a noun!

CORRECT!

RULE#4 => MUCH THE SAME = not very different.

INCORRECT!

RULE#4 => MANY does not collocate with THE SAME!

CORRECT!

RULE#3 => A LOT OF can also be used in questions.

INCORRECT!

RULE#3 => MUCH never used with countable nouns!

CORRECT!

RULE#4 => MANY A TIME + SINGULAR NOUN = OFTEN

INCORRECT!

RULE#4 => MUCH does not collocate with A TIME!

CORRECT!

RULE#1 => MUCH + UNCOUNTABLE NOUN

INCORRECT!

RULE#1 => MANY is never used with uncountable nouns!

CORRECT!

RULE#5 => A LOT is never followed by a noun.

INCORRECT!

RULE#5 => A LOT OF must be followed by a noun!

CORRECT!

RULE#2 => MANY is used with countable nouns.

INCORRECT!

RULE#2 => MUCH is never used with countable nouns!

CORRECT!

RULE#4 => A GREAT MANY = A VERY LARGE NUMBER

INCORRECT!

RULE#4 => A GREAT does not collocate with MUCH!

CORRECT!

RULE#4 => TOO MUCH is used with uncountable nouns.

INCORRECT!

RULE#4 => TOO MANY is never used with uncountable nouns!

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