MUCH / "a lot"
Some things are not "countable." For example you can’t count “water.” You can
count “cups of water,” or “drops of water” but you can’t count water.
When discussing things that are not “countable,” I recommend you use the sign “MUCH
/ a lot” (volume).
YOUR FRENCH-FRIES, YOU SALT A-LOT? (Do you like a lot of salt on
your French fries?)
When discussing “countable items” you should use “MANY,”
“how-MANY,” or the one-handed version of “how-MUCH?” (Which is often
interpreted as “how much” – as in “What is the cost of that?”).
WAITRESS, HOW-MUCH SHOULD T-I-P? (How much should you tip a
Also see: "too-MUCH!"
Also see: "a lot"
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