When do we use many?and when do we use
uncountable nouns in singular andwith
many with countable nouns in plural.
Look at our examples of countable/uncountable nouns.
We often use many in questions and negations./
We normally use a lot of/lots of in affirmative sentences.
|many||many glasses of milk
many bottles of water
How money do you have? - I don't have left.
How many dollars do you have? - I don't have many left.
In informal English these questions are often answered with a lot of/lots of. There is no much difference between the two phrases.
Note: We use many after , and . It is wrong to use a lot of/lots with these words. (We have so a lot of homework to do.)or
We have homework to do.
: non countable nouns (milk, marmalade, money, time etc.)
a few: countable nouns (bottles of milk, jars of marmalade, dollars, minutes etc.)
He has money left.
He has a few dollars left.