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    Default The Joneses' corn did very

    The Joneses' corn did very well this year, so at harvest time they gave us quite....... .

    1. many of them
    2. a few of them
    3. much of it
    4. a lot of it

    Would you please elaborate on why no.4 is correct? why not no.3? ( And what about changing "many of them" into "many of it"? is it correct too?

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    Default Re: The Joneses' corn did very

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    The Joneses' corn did very well this year, so at harvest time they gave us quite....... .

    1. many of them
    2. a few of them
    3. much of it
    4. a lot of it

    Would you please elaborate on why no.4 is correct? why not no.3? ( And what about changing "many of them" into "many of it"? is it correct too?

    Thanks
    #1 is wrong because "quite many" is wrong and "corn" is uncountable so "them" is wrong.
    #2 is wrong because "corn" is uncountable.
    #3 is wrong because "quite much" is wrong.
    "many of it" would also be wrong.

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