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    Very much of my time

    I spent very much of my time to finish the work.

    Is the above sentence grammatically correct? Someone said I shouldn't use "Very much of " to describe "time", but I really heard it before.

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    Re: Very much of my time

    It's not natural.
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    Re: Very much of my time

    The negative version is much more natural. "I don't spend very much of my time..."
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    Re: Very much of my time

    A more natural version in BrE would be "I spent a lot of [my] time finishing the work".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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