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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #104313: Difference between Much and Many
    > Other English exercises on the same topic: Quantities [Change theme]
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    Difference between Much and Many


     To tell the difference between Many and Much ask yourself whether the sentence makes sense if you write a number instead of 'many' or 'much'. 

    Here are some examples:

    Many = for countable objects

    1. Were there (many, much) people at the party last night?

          +  'Can I count people, and does it make sense with a number before 'people'?

          +  Were there '5' people at the party last night? 

          +  It makes sense to say that there were 5 people, so use 'many'

    Much = for objects you can't count

    1.  How (many, much) milk do you want?

          +  'Can I count milk, and does it make sense with a number before 'milk'?

          +  Do you want 2 milk?

          +  Putting '2' in front of milk doesn't make sense, so use 'much'

    2.  How (many, much) bottles of milk do you want?

          +  'Can I count bottles, and does it make sense with a number before 'bottles'?

          +  Do you want 2 bottles of milk?

          + Putting '2' in front of bottles of milk makes sense, so use 'many' because you can count bottles.

     





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