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It’s a small car that doesn’t use much fuel.
I don’t pretend to know much about art.
It wouldn’t cost very much to have your old bike repaired.
Much of the evidence was gathered in 1991.
We can’t talk here. There’s too much noise.
He spent so much time with Claudia, it seemed as if they were never apart.
Richard’s much happier now that he’s got a permanent job.
He had married a woman very much younger than himself.
I can’t walk much farther.
Advisers were urging the President to act much more aggressively.
Last year BP achieved much improved results.
Things around here are much the same as when you left.
The interior of the house was much like the outside – ugly and dilapidated.
She looks very much like her mother.
The trial proceeded pretty much as he expected it would.
Do you travel much?
People here don’t use public transportation very much.
The trouble with Jean is she talks too much.
Aunt Edie laughed so much that her sides ached.
I won’t be running around as much as I usually do.
It’s amazing how much things have changed since we first came to live here.
He doesn’t seem to care much about the children’s education.
It’s obvious that they love each other very much.
We are very much aware of all the risks involved in genetic engineering.
I thought New York was expensive, but it costs just as much to live here in Paris.
Why are you complaining? You have as much as Sharon.
We didn’t spend as much time at the museum as I had hoped.
We’ve already collected $20,000, but we need to raise as much again to pay for all the equipment.
The United States uses twice as much energy as the whole of Europe.
You can pay as much as $500,000 for a one-bedroom condo in San Francisco.
Much as she loved her son, she was unable to understand his choice of career.
What with George’s funeral and her daughter’s divorce, it had all been too much for poor Elizabeth.
We’re very much a family, and we stick together.
Foxhunting had always been very much the sport of the ruling class in the U.K.
How much stuff is she taking with her?
How much were the tickets? (=what did they cost?)
You know how much a parachute weighs? Twenty pounds.
a much loved uncle
the much criticized U.N. peacekeeping mission to Somalia
Much to my surprise, they offered me a $10,000 scholarship.
The system is much too complicated.
You’re driving much too fast.
I’m not much of a detective, am I?
We haven’t had much of a summer this year.
“What are you doing tomorrow?” “Nothing much.”
There’s not much to get excited about.
It was not so much that the work was difficult, but that it was so boring.
It’s not so much Mandy I’m worried about, it’s you.
Not so much as a whisper could be heard.
She left the room without so much as a backward glance.
The city’s crime problem has not been solved, and indeed the mayor has admitted as much himself.
“I think your wife’s in love with someone else.” “I’d guessed as much,” he said sadly.
He’d never act on his own – he’s too much of a coward for that.
It was considered too much of a safety risk to transport nuclear fuel by train.
The idea was greeted with much enthusiasm.
It was with much sadness that we received the news.
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