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galhardj
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how many time/times?

Post by galhardj » Sun Feb 03, 2019 4:10 pm

Hi all :-D

I wonder, is it how many time or times that is grammatical?
For example,
"How many time/times do you usually go to cinema in a week?"
I reckon it is 'times' as I feel like that is what more familiar to me, but is there any elaboration to why it is what it is?

Thank you in advance

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Re: how many time/times?

Post by sassybear » Tue Feb 05, 2019 2:37 am

duh its because "many"
many is countable so we have add a "s" to "time".

~sassybear XD

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Re: how many time/times?

Post by jonniefaulk » Thu Feb 07, 2019 9:53 am

yeah intresting question, thx for answer

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Re: how many time/times?

Post by Safari » Fri Feb 08, 2019 10:35 am

I agree with Sassy. How many times...

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Re: how many time/times?

Post by galhardj » Sat Feb 09, 2019 11:24 am

sassybear wrote:
Tue Feb 05, 2019 2:37 am
duh its because "many"
many is countable so we have add a "s" to "time".

~sassybear XD
Is it also applied the same lets say if I want to say “How many schedules do you have?” And any other ‘how many’ forms that I want to use?

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Re: how many time/times?

Post by Joe » Sat Feb 09, 2019 3:53 pm

how many + countable noun
how many dollars
how many songs
how many suitcases
how many tables
how many batteries
https://www.englishclub.com/grammar/nouns-countable.htm

how much + uncountable noun
how much money
how much music
how much luggage
how much furniture
how much electricity
https://www.englishclub.com/grammar/nou ... ble-un.htm
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Re: how many time/times?

Post by imejok » Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:27 pm

How many times - the number of something you did
how much time == how long

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Re: how many time/times?

Post by galhardj » Tue Feb 12, 2019 2:46 am

Ok I think I got this now, thanks😁

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