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  • much — [ mʌtʃ ] (comparative more [ mɔr ] ; superlative most [ moust ] ) function word, quantifier *** Much can be used in the following ways: as a determiner (followed by an uncountable noun): There isn t much time left. How much money do you have? as… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • much- — [ mʌtʃ ] prefix a lot: used with the past participles of many verbs for emphasis: a much needed rest a much used phrase …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • much- — UK [mʌtʃ] US prefix a lot used with the past participles of many verbs for emphasis a much needed rest a much used phrase Thesaurus: prefixeshyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • much — much1 W1S1 [mʌtʃ] adv 1.) by a great amount much better/greater/easier etc ▪ Henry s room is much bigger than mine. ▪ These shoes are much more comfortable. ▪ I m feeling very much better, thank you. much too big/old etc ▪ He was driving much too …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • much — 1 /mVtS/ adverb 1 much taller/much more difficult etc used especially before comparatives and superlatives to mean a lot taller, a lot more difficult: You get a much better view if you stand on a chair. | She looks much fatter in real life than… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • much */*/*/ — UK [mʌtʃ] / US adverb, determiner, pronoun Word forms much : comparative more UK [mɔː(r)] / US [mɔr] superlative most UK [məʊst] / US [moʊst] Summary: Much can be used in the following ways: as a determiner (followed by an uncountable noun):… …   English dictionary

  • much- — UK [mʌtʃ] / US prefix a lot: used with the past participles of many verbs for emphasis a much needed rest a much used phrase …   English dictionary

  • used to*/*/*/ — [ˈjuːst tuː] modal verb I summary: ■ Used to is usually followed by an infinitive: We used to swim in the river. But sometimes the following infinitive is left out: I don t play golf now, but I used to. ■ Used to only exists as a past tense. ■… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • much less — Not to mention • • • Main Entry: ↑less * * * still/much/even/less phrase used after a negative statement in order to emphasize that it applies even more to what you say next They are not interested in reading p …   Useful english dictionary

  • Much Apu About Nothing — The Simpsons episode Episode no. 151 Prod. code 3F20 Orig. airdate May 5, 1996[1] Show runner(s) Bill Oakley Josh W …   Wikipedia

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