There are 3 main translations of mucho in English:

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mucho 1

adverbio

  • 1.1salen mucho
    they go out a lot
    no salen mucho
    they don't go out much o a lot
    ¿salen mucho?
    do they go out much o a lot?
    me ayudaron muchísimo
    they really helped me a lot
    ahora funciona mucho mejor
    it works much o a lot better now
    esto preocupa, y mucho, a los ecologistas
    this is a matter of great concern to ecologists
    trabaja mucho
    he works very hard
    ¿llueve mucho?
    is it raining hard?
    me gusta muchísimo
    I like it a lot o very much
    por mucho que insistas, no te va a hacer caso
    no matter how much you insist o however much you insist he won't listen to you
    por mucho que le grites no te oye
    you can shout as much as you like but he won't hear you
    después de mucho discutir llegaron a un acuerdo
    after long discussions, they reached an agreement
    mucho criticar a los demás pero ella tampoco hace nada por ayudar
    she's forever o always criticizing others but she doesn't do anything to help either
    1.2 (en respuestas) See examples: ¿estás preocupado? — mucho
    are you worried? — (yes, I am,) very
    ¿te gusta? — sí, mucho
    do you like it? — yes, very much
    para locs ver mucho3 3
Example sentences
  • No pierdas una práctica que te costará mucho retomar.
  • Cuando era más joven me gustaba mucho leer CF.
  • No cuesta mucho imaginarse una novela gráfica, incluso un cómic.

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There are 3 main translations of mucho in English:

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mucho 2
also: feminine: mucha

adjetivo

  • 1 1.1 (singular)
    a lot of
    (en negativas e interrogativas)
    a lot of
    tiene mucha vitamina C
    it contains a lot of vitamin C
    no le tienen mucho respeto
    they don't have much o a lot of respect for him
    había mucha gente
    there were lots of o a lot of people there
    sucedió hace mucho tiempo
    it happened a long time ago
    ¿tienes mucha hambre?
    are you very hungry?
    una ciudad con mucha vida nocturna
    a city with plenty of night life
    1.2 (plural)
    a lot of
    (en negativas e interrogativas)
    a lot of
    ¿recibiste muchos regalos?
    did you get many o a lot of presents?
    sus muchas obligaciones le impidieron asistir
    his many commitments prevented him from attending
    muchos niños pasan hambre
    many children go hungry
    seis hijos son muchos
    six children's a lot
    somos muchos
    there are a lot of us
  • 2 (singular) 2.1 [familiar] (con valor plural) See examples: mucho elogio, mucho cumplido pero no me lo van a publicar
    they're full of praise and compliments but they're not going to publish it
    hoy día hay mucho sinvergüenza por ahí
    these days there are a lot of rogues around
    2.2 [familiar] (con valor ponderativo) See examples: era mucho jugador para un equipo tan mediocre
    he was much too good a player for a mediocre team like that

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There are 3 main translations of mucho in English:

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mucho 3
also: feminine: mucha

pronombre

  • 1 (refiriéndose a cantidad, número) See examples: mucho de lo que ha dicho es falso
    much o a lot of what he has said is untrue
    tengo mucho que hacer
    I have a lot to do
    si no es mucho pedir
    if it's not too much to ask
    muchos creen que …
    many (people) believe that …
    muchos son los llamados pero pocos los elegidos (Biblia)
    many are called but few are chosen
  • 2
    also: mucho
    (refiriéndose a tiempo)
    a long time
    hace mucho que no vamos al teatro
    we haven't been to the theater for a long time o for ages
    ¿falta mucho para llegar?
    are we nearly there?
    is it much further?
    ¿tuviste que esperar mucho?
    did you have to wait long?
    mucho antes de conocerte
    long o a long time before I met you
  • 3 (en locuciones) como mucho
    at (the) most
    costará unos 30 dólares como mucho
    it probably costs about 30 dollars at (the) most
    con mucho fue, con mucho, la mejor de la clase
    she was by far o easily the best in the class
    she was the best in the class, by far
    cuando mucho
    at (the) most
    ni mucho menos, no pretendo aconsejarte ni mucho menos
    I'm in no way trying to give you advice
    no es un buen pianista ni mucho menos
    he isn't a good pianist, far from it

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