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Autor:  Tiago T.
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Data:  16/NOV/2005 6:19 PM
Assunto:  I wish I had much...
 
Mensagem:  tati wrote:
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I wish I had MUCH money...
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The adjective much is mainly used in interrogative and negative sentences:

How much money do you have?
I don't have much money actually.

In affirmative statements, a lot of and lots of are more common:

I wish I had a lot of money.
I wish I had lots of money. (informal)

The original sentence sounds awkward because of the above-mentioned. It is not grammatically wrong though.

I hope that helps.


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I wish I had much...  –  tati  16/NOV/2005, 4:41 PM
I wish I had much...  –  Johannes  16/NOV/2005, 4:59 PM
 I wish I had much...  –  Tiago T.  16/NOV/2005, 6:19 PM
I wish I had much...  –  Geovaine  16/NOV/2005, 9:25 PM

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