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    Default much / many / a lot of

    Hello everbody,

    I know that I use many by countable nouns,
    and much by uncountable nouns.

    But when I have to use "a lot of " :?


    Kind regards,
    Dany

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    'a lot of' and 'lots of' can be used with uncountable nouns and plural countable nouns.

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    But avoid them in formal writing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mister Micawber
    But avoid them in formal writing.
    Psst. Don't tell President Bush that.

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    Can he write?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mister Micawber
    Can he write?
    But of course! Sheesh.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    Quote Originally Posted by Mister Micawber
    But avoid them in formal writing.
    Psst. Don't tell President Bush that.
    Does Bush usually use them in his papers? :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wai_Wai
    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    Quote Originally Posted by Mister Micawber
    But avoid them in formal writing.
    Psst. Don't tell President Bush that.
    Does Bush usually use them in his papers? :)
    Yes, and yes. :D

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    C'mon, Cass-- have you ever seen anything that W wrote, for sure? Misete, misete!

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