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many
also: comp more superl most
British English: /ˈmɛni/
American English: /ˈmɛni/

Translation of many in French:

quantifier

  • many people/cars
    beaucoup de gens/voitures, un grand nombre de personnes/voitures
    were there many people?
    y avait-il beaucoup de monde?
    many times
    de nombreuses fois, bien des fois
    for many years
    pendant de nombreuses années
    in many ways
    à bien des égards
    his many friends
    ses nombreux amis
    the many advantages of city life
    les nombreux avantages de la vie citadine
    the many people who came
    les nombreuses personnes qui sont venues
    how many people/times?
    combien de personnes/fois?
    too many times
    trop de fois
    there are too many people
    il y a trop de monde
    many/too many people think that …
    beaucoup/trop de gens/personnes pensent que …
    a great/good many people came
    de nombreuses personnes sont venues
    there were a great/good many people
    il y avait beaucoup de monde
    for a great many years
    pendant de nombreuses années
    like so many other women, she …
    comme tant d'autres femmes, elle …
    I have as many books as you (do)
    j'ai autant de livres que toi
    five exams in as many days
    cinq examens en autant de jours
    many are those who …
    nombreux sont ceux qui …
    many a man would be glad of such an opportunity
    plus d'un homme se réjouirait d'une telle occasion
    I spent many a night there
    j'y ai passé de nombreuses nuits
    I've been there many a time, many's the time I've been there
    j'y suis allé maintes fois

pronoun

  • not many
    pas beaucoup
    too many how many?
    combien?
    as many as you like
    autant que tu veux
    I didn't know there were so many
    je ne savais pas qu'il y en avait autant
    we don't need many more
    il ne nous en faut pas beaucoup plus
    many of them were killed
    beaucoup d'entre eux ont été tués
    there were too many of them
    ils étaient trop nombreux
    a good many of the houses were damaged
    bon nombre de maisons ont été endommagées
    one/two too many
    un/deux de trop
    you've set one place too many
    tu as mis un couvert de trop

noun

  • the many (the masses) to sacrifice the interests of the few in favour of the many
    sacrifier les intérêts d'une minorité en faveur du plus grand nombre
    the many who loved her
    les nombreuses personnes qui l'ont aimée

Idioms

[informal]
to have had one too many

avoir bu un coup de trop

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