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    #1

    many

    MOST is for uncountabel nouns

    MANY is for countable nouns

    BUT i always hear people say many with uncountable nouns such as (many people).

    is it a mistake or exceptional?


    THANKS IN ADVANCE


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    #2

    Re: many

    "People" is a plural noun, and therefore can take "many".

    "most" is the superlative = many, more, most

    Many people go fishing
    More people do not go fishing that do [go fishing]
    Most people do not go fishing.


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    #3

    Re: many

    I can say many of the food?


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    #4

    Re: many

    What i want to say is i can use them both if there is a plural noun and uncountabel noun


    most restaurant
    many restaurant

    are they both corect ?

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    #5

    Re: many

    Quote Originally Posted by fantastic View Post
    What i want to say is i can use them both if there is a plural noun and uncountabel noun


    most restaurant
    many restaurant

    are they both correct ?
    Many restaurants.
    Most restaurants.

    You could say "many of the foods." Better would be "Much of the food."

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