with or without "how much"

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with or without "how much"

Post by grammarguy » Fri Aug 18, 2017 7:59 pm

I am going to make up a sentence below.

(ex) The birthday cake costs more than (how much) I make in an hour.

As a non-native English speaker, I think the sentence sounds OK to me with or without "how much". I am not sure if I am right about that. Please give me your opinion. Thanks a lot.

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Re: with or without "how much"

Post by Alan » Sat Sep 02, 2017 1:38 am

It is correct (only) without "how much".