Definition of 'much'
Example sentences containing 'much'
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Time and resources spent on social media just got much easier to justify. Computing (2010)Much less common is to look at how important a goal was. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Much of the money he earned went to bail out his dad. The Sun (2016)You could see how much this meant to us and to the fans. The Sun (2016)But this was about something so much less tangible than cash. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The replay is going to be much better! The Sun (2017)Too much needs to happen too quickly. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's often a much better option than silk. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Many firms offer add-on deals and bundles making it much cheaper to use the internet abroad. The Sun (2016)We often ask how much is enough? The Sun (2012)We need to wake up to just how much we consume. The Sun (2016)The risk of leukaemia is much less. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The unbearable weight of expectation and the sheer guilt of costing so much money. Times, Sunday Times (2013)That does not say much for the rest of them. The Sun (2016)We need something much more like a command structure than a committee. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Today they will find out it goes much further. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The focus comes much closer to home. Christianity Today (2000)So much has happened in ten years. The Sun (2013) Use as much point end as you wish. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You go through so much and end up very close. The Sun (2016)Other sources cautioned that it could take much longer to hammer out a deal. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This much is also told in the previous accounts. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)Was it getting too much for her already? The Glasgow Girls (1994)There won't be much love going on. The Sun (2015)My mum says there is 'too much information' in them. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Architects aren't abandoning the panorama altogether, but they are realising that you can have too much of a good thing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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