View Poll Results: She doesn't have ___ free time

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  • much

    797 54.33%
  • a lot of

    520 35.45%
  • Either

    150 10.22%
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Thread: Much or A Lot 2

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    johnnycage is offline Newbie
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    Default Re: Much or A Lot 2

    a lot of not common in negative sentences

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    Default Re: Much or A Lot 2

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    'I don't have much time' is natural English, but 'I have much time', though grammatically correct, sounds strange- we tend to use 'a lot of' in the positive.
    aw right so you say i dont have much time for him
    but i have a lot of time for you
    ? :)

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    Default Re: Much or A Lot 2

    As I am a new member here and non a native speaker, I would like to know that just to makre sure using much with negative and a lot of or it does not matter at all !!
    Because it is really confused me !! :)

    thanks a lot.

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: Much or A Lot 2

    iFrankliin, you can use much or a lot of with a negative.

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    Default Re: Much or A Lot 2

    Sorry, don't understand the question?but in my view a lot is it's answer.

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