Bedeutung von “much” — Learner’s Dictionary


quantifier us uk /mʌtʃ/
Extra Examples
How much is the minimum wage?How much money have you got?Is there much opposition to the proposed changes?Did you do much preparation for your interview?How much disk space is there?

A1 In questions, 'much' is used to ask about the amount of something:

Was there much food there?
How much money will I need for the taxi?

A2 In negative sentences, 'much' is used to say that there is not a large amount of something:

She doesn't earn much money.
Pete didn't say much at dinner.
I don't eat very much before a performance.
"Is there any coffee left?" "Not much."
There's nothing much to do here in the evenings.
too much/so much

A2 a large amount of something, often more than you want:

I'd love to come, but I've got too much work.
We were having so much fun, I didn't want to go home.
A LOT OF formal

a lot of:

Much work remains to be done.
Much of his evidence was unreliable.
not much of a sth

used when you want to say that a person or thing is a bad example of something:

I'm not much of a cook.
It's not much of a job, but it pays the bills.
not be up to much UK informal

to be of bad quality:

Her latest novel isn't up to much.

(Definition von “much quantifier” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)