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    How much or how many clothes?

    Hello everyone,
    Could you tell me, please, which do we use with clothes - "how much" or "how many'?

    How many clothes do you have that you never wear?
    or
    How much clothes do you have that you never wear?

    'clothes' is a singular uncountable noun, should I use ' how much'?

    Thank you in advance

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    Re: How much or how many clothes?

    "Clothes" can be a collective noun. However, in your context, it replaces "items of clothing" so it's countable and takes "How many ...?"
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: How much or how many clothes?

    Quote Originally Posted by elenah View Post
    'clothes' is a singular uncountable noun, should I use ' how much'?
    It's plural, so use how many, though the answer will be a lot/not many, rather than an exact number.

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