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    "we enjoyed ourselves by having some rides, and they were a lot of/much fun."

    Hi everyone,

    Is this sentence correct?

    "we enjoyed ourselves by having some rides, and they were a lot of/much fun."

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    Re: "we enjoyed ourselves by having some rides, and they were a lot of/much fun."

    No, it isn't.

    To quote emsr2d2's signature line:

    'If you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect'.

    Use 'a lot of'.

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    Re: "we enjoyed ourselves by having some rides, and they were a lot of/much fun."

    To quote emsr2d2's signature line:

    'If you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect'.
    Sure teacher. "We enjoyed ourselves by having some rides, and they were a lot of fun."

    Use 'a lot of'.
    "Fun" is uncountable noun, why cannot we use 'much' with it?

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    Re: "we enjoyed ourselves by having some rides, and they were a lot of/much fun."

    We use 'much' mostly in negative or comparative sentences:

    'It rained, so we didn't have much fun'.

    'We had much more fun when the sun came out.'

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    Re: "we enjoyed ourselves by having some rides, and they were a lot of/much fun."

    Quote Originally Posted by newkeenlearner View Post
    by having some rides
    What do you mean by that?

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    Re: "we enjoyed ourselves by having some rides, and they were a lot of/much fun."

    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    What do you mean by that?
    a machine in an amusement park that people travel in or are moved around by for entertainment:

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    Re: "we enjoyed ourselves by having some rides, and they were a lot of/much fun."

    Aha! In that case, "having some rides" is wrong. Use "going on some rides."

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