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Last Updated: Nov 09, 2015     Views: 1

Many and much are usually used in questions and negatives. Many is for countable nouns. Much is for uncountable nouns. 

e.g.: There is too much sugar in this coffee drink. Is there much difference between the two?

There are many people here. How many cows are in the pasture?

A lot of/lots of are used in positive sentences with both countable and uncountable nouns.

e.g.: Kris has a lot of friends/ Kris has lots of friends.

This play box has a lot of sand/ This play box has lots of sand.

Plenty means more than enough.

e.g.: There is plenty of food on the table. There is plenty of gasoline in the car.

 

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