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    as much/many or more than

    - three times more than a particular number
    - three times as much as a particular number

    are they the same?

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    Re: as much/many or more than

    I have ten apples, Rover has three times as many. Is that the sort of thing you mean?
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    Re: as much/many or more than

    Yep. Can I say: Rover has three times more?

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    Re: as much/many or more than

    No. Say 'Three times as many'.
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