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    your suggestions is important to me

    can I use " much" with words like problem since " problem" is a count noun?

    will it be wise to say " I have much problem"?

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    Re: your suggestions is important to me

    Hi-

    As you mentioned, problem is a count noun, so you say "I have many problems" or "I have a lot of problems".

    (and your posting title should be "Your suggestions are important to me", because suggestions is plural and the verb must agree with the subject.)

    I hope this helps.

    Mary

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    Re: your suggestions is important to me

    Quote Originally Posted by amigos View Post
    can I use " much" with words like problem since " problem" is a count noun?

    will it be wise to say " I have much problem"?
    No. "Much" is generally used for uncountable nouns.
    You could say "I have many problems" or "I have a big problem."

    Having said that, we do say things like,"That's not much of a problem" so I'm afraid the use of "much" isn't really a black and white issue.

    buggles(not ateacher)

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