In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1muchomuchaI don't need much water/coal — no necesito mucha agua/mucho carbón
- do you listen to much classical music? — ¿escuchas mucha música clásica?
- I don't earn very much money — no gano mucho dinero
- you've given me $2 too much — me has dado 2 dólares de más
- not much evidence has so far been found — hasta el momento no se han descubierto muchas pruebas
- he passed the exam without much effort — pasó el examen sin mucho / sin demasiado esfuerzo
- there isn't much point in carrying on — no tiene mucho sentido seguir
- how much coffee/milk? — ¿cuánto café/cuánta leche?
2muchomuchamuch work still needs to be done — todavía queda mucho trabajo por hacer
- I do as much work as anybody — trabajo tanto como cualquiera
- use as much paper as you need — utiliza todo el papel que necesites
- you drink too much coffee — tomas demasiado café
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