“many” vs “much” – “count” vs “non-count”

Some nouns we can count. Some we can’t. That’s a simple enough concept. For example, “chairs”. We can count chairs. There are 6 chairs around the table. These nouns we call “count nouns” or “countable nouns”. But “respect”, you can’t count respect. You can’t say, “I have twenty five respects for John.” These

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“Muito”: “very” or “much” or “many”

“John has very hats.” If a native English speaker hears someone say this, they won’t understand. The word “very” will confuse them. But this kind of error is quite common and comes from a Brazilian translating the word “muito”. You see, “muito” is both an adverb and an adjective. Some examples: adjective: “Ele tem muitos […]

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