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    Very much noise

    Hi there!

    Why is 'very much noise' incorrect? It seems that 'too much noise' is the correct equivalent, but I don't know a grammar justification to disapprove 'very much noise'.

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    Re: Very much noise

    It isn't necessarily incorrect. It depends on the context.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Very much noise

    It sounded so strange to my ears that I just assumed it was wrong. Here's the sentence:

    It’s difficult to sleep with very noise.

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    Re: Very much noise

    You have omitted a word.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Very much noise

    You should have given the sentence in post #1 and told us who said it was incorrect.

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    Re: Very much noise

    "Itís difficult to sleep with very much noise." - Not at all natural.

    Here are two correct versions.
    "Itís difficult to sleep with so much noise." OK
    "Itís difficult to sleep with a lot of noise." OK

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    Re: Very much noise

    We use "very much noise" in the negative.

    There wasn't very much noise last night even though my neighbours had a party.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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