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many
American English: /ˈmɛni/
British English: /ˈmɛni/

Translation of many in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1 1.1 (in negative, interrogative sentences)
    muchos, (-chas)
    he doesn't have many books
    no tiene muchos libros
    did they ask you many difficult questions?
    ¿te hicieron muchas preguntas difíciles?
    we got there without too many problems
    llegamos sin demasiados problemas
    how many plates/cups do you need?
    ¿cuántos platos/cuántas tazas necesitas?
    1.2 (in affirmative sentences)
    muchos, (-chas)
    many problems still remain unsolved
    falta aún solucionar muchos problemas
    many years ago
    hace muchos años
    a great/good many people
    muchísima/mucha gente
    I've had as many jobs as you
    he tenido tantos trabajos como tú
    she read 15 books in as many days
    se leyó 15 libros en el mismo número de días
    I have too many books
    tengo demasiados libros
    one chair too many, one too many chairs
    una silla de más
  • 2many a [literary]
    muchos, (-chas)
    in many an English town
    en muchas ciudades inglesas
    many a time
    muchas veces

pronoun

  • 1.1 (in negative, interrogative sentences)
    muchos, (-chas)
    she has some friends, but not many
    tiene amigos, pero no muchos
    how many of your colleagues smoke?
    ¿cuántos/cuántas de tus colegas fuman?
    1.2 (in affirmative sentences)
    muchos, (-chas)
    many of the machines are imported
    muchas de las máquinas son importadas
    many of us/you
    muchos de nosotros/de ustedes
    a good many of the houses date from before the war
    muchas de las casas datan de antes de la guerra
    many's the time I've asked myself that
    más de una vez me he preguntado eso
    answer as many of the questions as possible
    conteste todas las preguntas que pueda
    I've got twice as many as you
    tengo el doble que tú
    as many as 26 are still missing
    todavía faltan nada menos que 26
    however many you eat, you still want more
    te comas las que te comas, te quedas con ganas de comer más
    I don't want this many
    yo no quiero tantos/tantas
    would ten be too many?
    ¿diez serían demasiados?
    you've given me one/two too many
    me has dado uno/dos de más
    1.3 (people)
    muchos
    many would disagree with that opinion
    muchos no estarían de acuerdo con esa opinión
    for the good of the many [formal]
    por el bien de la mayoría
    how many must die before this war finishes?
    ¿cuántos han de morir antes de que esta guerra se acabe?
    Example sentences
    • These parties may win many of their votes on the race issue, but they win very few votes.
    • Over the years, many of those who used to be members have died or live in care homes.
    • Over the past few weeks he has appeared in many of the smaller venues where he started out.

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