1.1(to large extent)muchoI like it very much — me gusta mucho
- it won't go on much after nine o'clock — no se alargará hasta mucho más de las nueve
- it is snowing, but not much — está nevando, pero poco / no mucho
- I much prefer dogs to cats — me gustan mucho más los perros que los gatos
- I'd very much like to meet her — me gustaría mucho conocerla
- I am much saddened by your attitude — me entristece sobremanera tu actitud
- you deserve the prize just as much as I do — te mereces el premio tanto como yo
- the house is as much mine as yours — la casa es tan mía como tuya
- he wasn't so much rude as cold and unfriendly — más que grosero estuvo frío y antipático
- you talk/work too much — hablas/trabajas demasiado
- much as / though I dislike her, one has to admire her courage — a pesar de lo que me desagrada / por mucho que me desagrade, tengo que admirar su valor
- much to my surprise — para mi gran sorpresa
- He had not much liked the earlier hit he had taken, and he absolutely despised this.
- Will rushed over to check I was ok, and gave me a much-needed hug, stroking my hair as he did so.
- In wealthy areas, the total income available to be taxed is much higher than in poor areas.
- Such a screenwriter runs the risk of being accused of much more than just poor taste.
- The rich are much more powerful than the poor and will crush them with a level playing field.
- Sherry has been much reviled by reviewers and accused of literally losing the plot.
- The dog is a much loved family pet and on these two occasions it was allowed to roam on to the street.
- Yet the poor person is much more likely to spend an additional dollar than a rich person.
- So much so, that when I do have a task to perform, it seems like a really big deal.
- It is a gesture that is very much appreciated by myself and Dawn's family in Devon.
- In his studies he was much influenced by the thinking of Gandhi and Reinhold Niebuhr.
- The main river is a much different prospect, with a nice variety of fish falling to maggot.
- Her shoulders shone with a deepening tan, much different from when he had first seen her.
- He was much respected for his willingness to listen, and for the sincerity of his advice.
- Michael will miss his adopted home and the camaraderie and will be much missed in turn.
- The meeting of City fans on Monday revealed that the soul of York City is very much alive.
- Their innovative power and tremendous humour and charm are still very much intact.
- Scotland was a much poorer country than England at the time of the Treaty of Union.
- So much did he love playing the trumpet that he had bought a new instrument.
- McEwan has always had a twinkle in her eyes and this is going to be very much evident with the new series.
1.2(often)muchodo you use your bicycle much? — ¿usas mucho la bicicleta?
- I don't listen to the radio very much — no escucho mucho la radio
- she doesn't get out as much as she used to — no sale tanto como antes / como solía
- He is kind of an egocentric person and I guess if he doesn't read much, he doesn't think anyone does either.
- I don't go out much anymore, so a Guide Dog would be wasted on me.
- We don't watch tv much, but we spend all of our time on the Internet.
2muchoyour house is much older than mine — tu casa es mucho más vieja que la mía
- he won't stay much longer — no se va a quedar mucho más (tiempo)
- this church is much the larger of the two — de las dos iglesias esta es, con mucho, la más grande
- this is much the hottest summer we've had in a long time — este es, con mucho, el verano más caluroso que hemos tenido en mucho tiempo
- I'm much too busy to do it — estoy demasiado ocupado para hacerlo
- I'd much rather be at home — preferiría mil veces estar en mi casa
- I'm not much good at chess — no soy muy bueno para el ajedrez
- it won't be much different from mine — no será muy distinto del mío
3(more or less, approximately)he was of much the same opinion — en gran medida opinaba igual
- one bed is much like another — todas las camas son parecidas
- the street looks much the way it did 80 years ago — la calle no ha cambiado casi nada en 80 años
- at much the same time — más o menos a la misma hora