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    #1

    grammetical

    Hi


    Television has made us be too much preoccupied?

    is this a grammartical sentence?

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    #2

    Re: grammetical

    too preoccupied
    too much preoccupied

    Note, Watching TV cannot make you preoccupied. Rather, while you were watching TV, your 3-year-old stuffed cookies into the DVD player. You didn't see her do this, of course, because you were preoccupied; you were watching TV, not what she was doing.

    Ex: I was too preoccupied watching TV.


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    #3

    Re: grammetical

    Television has made us too preoccupied with fantasies of glamour and celebrity to appreciate a walk in a bluebell wood any more.
    Last edited by David L.; 04-Jun-2008 at 05:51.


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    #4

    Re: grammetical

    aha but why i should delete the adverb


    is it wrong or it made the sentence be become worse?

    because what i understand is you can put adverb after a degree adverb for example, too much.


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    #5

    Re: grammetical

    'too much' + noun/verbal noun

    too much sugar in my tea
    too much talking in class


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    #6

    Re: grammetical

    Thanks
    but

    The noun can be countable after too much?
    too much cars.


    THANKS IN ADVANCE


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    #7

    Re: grammetical

    too many cars (countable)
    too much sugar/fun/laughter/crime (uncountable)

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