warningsignMuch - affirmative

Although we are generally taught that much should be avoided in affirmative sentences, it can be used in formal context or in journalistic style instead of a lot of.1

E.g.

There was much potential in 2016 — Había muchas posibilidades en 2016

Much has already been said about this — Ya se ha dicho mucho sobre esto

Much work remains to be finished — Queda mucho trabajo por terminar

 

In The Media

Much of the pressure on household budgets last month came from higher petrol and diesel prices.The Guardian 27 dic. 2016

He spent much of the campaign alienating other Republicans Quartz 27 dic. 2016

Much has been written about your workouts with them in Rio NBA.com 27 dic. 2016

 

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