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    Default many/much more clothes?

    Miss Chen has _________ clothes than Mrs.Wu does
    (A)many more (B)much more
    The answer is (B). Do you agree?

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    Default Re: many/much more clothes?

    Do you agree? If so, why? If not, why not?
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    Default Re: many/much more clothes?

    I don't agree because the word clothes is plural. Am I right?

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    Default Re: many/much more clothes?

    Quote Originally Posted by sitifan View Post
    I don't agree because the word clothes is plural. Am I right?
    You are correct to disagree. The fact that "clothes" is plural is relevant but it's the fact that a countable noun has been used. "Many more" goes with countable nouns. "Much more" goes with uncountable nouns.

    I should point out that it's sometimes difficult to view "clothes" as a countable noun because we don't say "clothe" as a singular noun. However, "clothes" means "pieces/items of clothing" and that is very clearly countable.
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