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    Many/Much

    Which one of them is right to say?
    I didn't get many marks in the exam? OR
    I didn't get much marks in the exam?
    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: Many/Much

    www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/mark_1
    Having read the above, I think 'high/good marks' is correct, but I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: Many/Much

    "many" is OK.
    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

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    Re: Many/Much

    ***** NOT A TEACHER *****

    Hello, Sujanlondon:

    1. I didn't get a good grade / mark on yesterday's exam / test. (Americans often use "grade" for "mark.")

    2. I don't usually get many good grades / marks on my exams / tests.

    a. Use "many" because of "grades" and "marks."

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    Re: Many/Much

    Use 'many' before plural nouns and 'much' before singlular or uncountable nouns:

    'There is not much milk left.'

    'There are not many eggs left.'
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 28-Sep-2015 at 22:44.

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    #6

    Re: Many/Much

    Which of my sentence is right?

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    Re: Many/Much

    Is getting a lot of marks good? I only know about getting "good marks," not anything about the quantity of them. To my mind, if there were a lot of marks, that means there were a lot of mistakes.

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    Re: Many/Much

    Quote Originally Posted by SUJANLONDON View Post
    Which of my sentences is right?
    'I didn't get many marks in the exam' is right.

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