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    much more detail/details

    Some people think that it is better to see the film than to read the book in the original. However, others hold a different view. They think that they can get much more _______ (detail, details) of the story from the original work.


    Can we use either of the words in this sentence? If we can, is there any difference?

    Thank you in advance.

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    Re: much more detail/details

    Quote Originally Posted by joham View Post
    Some people think that it is better to see the film than to read the book in the original. However, others hold a different view. They think that they can get much more _______ (detail, details) of the story from the original work.


    Can we use either of the words in this sentence? If we can, is there any difference?

    Thank you in advance.
    We use "much" with uncountable nouns and "many" with countable (as a general rule). Given that the original says " ________ more detail" then it would be "much more detail". Had it said "_______ more details", it would have been "many more details".

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