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Autor:  Dale/CR
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  09/ABR/2007 7:03 PM
Assunto:  Cartoon
 
Mensagem: 

- I don't watch much cartoon! = I don't watch cartoons much. 

- I don't watch many cartoons! = (OK as is)

I don't watch much cartoon!  (The problem here is that much is an adjective modifying cartoon.  This doesn't work because much is for nouns that can't normally be counted:  food, music, water, flour, etc. )

I don't watch cartoons much. (Here much is an adverb modifying the verb watch.  No problem.)

I don't watch many cartoons.  (Cartoons can be counted, and many is an adjective modifying cartoons.  No problem.)

 


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Cartoon  –  Alexandre  09/ABR/2007, 6:41 PM
 Cartoon  –  Dale/CR  09/ABR/2007, 7:03 PM
Cartoon  –  EMB-reader  13/ABR/2007, 11:51 AM
Cartoon  –  CR  13/ABR/2007, 2:36 PM

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