[Grammar] have much to do with

KJOU

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"The reasons don't have much to do with it", which means "The reasons are not related to it. "

Could you let me know why "much" can not be replaced with "many" ?

I can't really figure out why.
 

emsr2d2

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The meaning is more like "The reasons don't have a lot of relevance", which could be reworded as "much relevance". You can't use "many" with an uncountable noun.
 

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When you quantify this kind of relation with 'to do with', use a lot/(not) much/little, not many/few.

It has a lot to do with it. :tick:
It doesn't have much to do with it. :tick:
It has little to do with it. :tick:

It has many to do with it. :cross:
It has few to do with it. :cross:
 
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