Using Many, Much, A lot of, Lots of and Example Sentences
Using MANY in English
The word many means a lot of. We use many with plural nouns.
- Does she want many dresses?
- How many cars in the gallery?
- Mary has many cats.
- I have many things to do.
- How many people are there in the World?
- There aren’t many women priests.
Using MUCH in English
Much is used with uncountable nouns to indicate a large quantity. It is mostly used in negative questions or sentences.
- How much is the entrance fee?
- She doesn’t visit much anymore.
- Don’t rely too much on others.
- How much is it, Mum?
- It doesn’t need much milk.
- I feel much worse now.
Using A LOT OF in English
A lot of means a large number of amount. It can be used for countable or uncountable nouns (negative, positive and question)
- They’ve got a lot of orange juice.
- There is a lot of money in my bag.
- I have a lot of pencils.
- I have a lot of time.
- I drank a lot of water.
Using LOTS OF in English
A lot of and lots of have the same meaning lots of means a large number of amount. It can be used for countable or uncountable nouns (negative, positive and question)
- Lots of people went to the game.
- There were lots of jobs.
- Listening to music is lots of fun.
- There is lots of milk in the bucket.
- I have lots of cars.