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    using ''too much money''

    Hello,
    I would like to know if it is correct to use ''too much money'' in a sentence

    - I want a job where I can get too much money.

    or maybe more appropriate will be

    - I want a job where I can get lot of money.

    ( Is this using noncount nouns instead of plural count nouns)

    Thanks

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    Re: using ''too much money''

    ***Neither a teacher nor a native speaker.***

    Hi microsoft.

    I want a job where I can get a lot of money.

    In my opinion this version is fully okay.
    I think the other version (with too much) is strange.
    Of course it's grammatically correct, but I doubt anyone would say that...

    Cheers!

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    Re: using ''too much money''

    I agree with Nightmare.

    Having said that, I would love to have a job where I could earn more money than I could ever possibly spend! I guess that would be "too much money".

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    #4

    Re: using ''too much money''

    Not even then - you could still give it to charities!

    A different example where either one could work.
    I wanted to visit Universal Studios while I was in Florida to see the Harry Potter exhibit, but it was just too much money. We couldn't go.

    We went to visit Universal Studios while we were in Florida. It was a lot of money, but it was worth it.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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