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    #1

    Which one is correct?

    Hi,

    Can you tell me which sentence is correct?


    How many do you know about this city?
    How much do you know about this city?

    If I want to ask about someone's knowledge about a city.

    Thanks a lot

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    Re: Which one is correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by Silverobama View Post
    Hi,

    Can you tell me which sentence is correct?


    How many do you know about this city?
    How much do you know about this city?

    If I want to ask about someone's knowledge about a city.

    Thanks a lot
    "How much...?"

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    #3

    Re: Which one is correct?

    "knowledge" is uncountable so we say How much knowledge do you know about this country?
    I prefer to say...
    1. what do you know about it?
    or
    2. Do you know much about it?

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    #4

    Re: Which one is correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by salkinad View Post
    "knowledge" is uncountable so we say How much knowledge do you have about this country?
    I prefer to say...
    1. what do you know about it?
    or
    2. Do you know much about it?
    We say "How much knowledge do you have...?" or "How much do you know...?"

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