[Grammar] "we enjoyed ourselves by having some rides, and they were a lot of/much fun."

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"we enjoyed ourselves by having some rides, and they were a lot of/much fun."

Hi everyone,

Is this sentence correct?

"we enjoyed ourselves by having some rides, and they were a lot of/much fun."
 

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Re: "we enjoyed ourselves by having some rides, and they were a lot of/much fun."

No, it isn't.

To quote emsr2d2's signature line:

'If you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect'.

Use 'a lot of'.
 

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Re: "we enjoyed ourselves by having some rides, and they were a lot of/much fun."

To quote emsr2d2's signature line:

'If you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect'.
Sure teacher. "We enjoyed ourselves by having some rides, and they were a lot of fun."

Use 'a lot of'.
"Fun" is uncountable noun, why cannot we use 'much' with it?
 

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Re: "we enjoyed ourselves by having some rides, and they were a lot of/much fun."

We use 'much' mostly in negative or comparative sentences:

'It rained, so we didn't have much fun'.

'We had much more fun when the sun came out.'
 

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Re: "we enjoyed ourselves by having some rides, and they were a lot of/much fun."

Aha! In that case, "having some rides" is wrong. Use "going on some rides."
 
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