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many

muchos

adjective

many
[ˈmenɪ]
adjetivo (comparative more, superlative most)
1. muchos(as)
  • many people -> mucha gente
  • many times -> muchas veces
  • there weren't many houses -> no había muchas casas, había pocas casas
  • in many ways -> de muchas maneras
  • not in so many words -> no exactamente
  • so many -> tantos(as)
  • so many people -> tanta gente
  • too many -> demasiados(as)
  • too many people -> demasiada gente
  • how many times? -> ¿cuántas veces?
  • I have as many books as you -> tengo tantos libros como tú
  • many's the time I've done that -> lo he hecho muchas veces
  • many hands make light work (Prov) -> cuanta más gente, más llevadero es el trabajo
pronombre
2. muchos(as)
  • many of us -> muchos de nosotros
  • not (very) many -> no muchos(as)
  • how many? -> ¿cuántos(as)?
  • as many as you like -> todos los que quieras
  • too many -> demasiados(as)
  • one of the many I have known -> uno de los muchos que he conocido
  • to have had one too many (familiar) -> llevar una copa de más, haber bebido or tomado más de la cuenta (Am)

many [me-ni]
adjetivo
1. (comp. MORE, sup. MOST).
  • Many a, an, o another -> Significa gran número pero como un todo aislado, y va seguido de nombre en singular
  • Many a man -> muchos hombres
  • Many a time -> muchas veces
  • Many times -> muchas veces, frecuentemente
  • Too many -> demasiados
  • They were too many for us -> eran demasiado fuertes para nosotros
  • One too many -> uno de más o de sobra
  • Twice as many, e -> doble, dos veces tantos
  • How many -> ¿Cuántos, cuántas
  • A great many -> un gran número, muchos
  • So many -> tantos
  • Many-colored -> de muchos colores, abigarrado
  • Many-cornered -> polígono, que tiene muchos lados
  • Many-headed -> que tiene muchas cabezas
  • Many-languaged -> que tiene muchas lenguas o idiomas
  • Many minded -> de mudable, parecer; voluble, versátil
  • Not many people -> poca gente
  • Many-peopled -> numeroso, populoso
  • Many-sided -> multilátero
sustantivo
2. Muchedumbre, multitud, gente; familia, criados; servidumbre, hablando de reyes.
Muchos, muchas; varios, diversos.

many [ˈmenɪ]
adjective
muchos/as
many people mucha gente; muchas personas; in many cases en muchos casos
a good or a great many houses muchas or bastantes casas; (LAm)
[how] many children do you have?
however many books you have por muchos libros que tengas
However many books you've read, you won't have read one like this
not many people poca gente
so many tantos/as
so many flies tantas moscas; ever so many people la mar de gente; tantísimas personas
many a time I've seen him actmany's the time I've seen him act muchas veces lo he visto actuar
too many demasiados/as
too many difficulties demasiadas dificultades
pronoun
muchos/as
many of them came muchos (de ellos) vinieron
he has as many as I have tiene tantos como yo
he has three times as many as I have tiene tres veces más que yo; there were as many as 100 at the meeting asistieron a la reunión hasta cien personas; as many again otros tantos; and as many more y otros tantos
how many are there? ¿cuántos hay?
how many there are! ¡cuántos hay!
however many you have por muchos que tengas
not many pocos
not many came vinieron pocos
noun
the many la mayoría

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