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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (much) (colloquial)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
My new apartment is heaps better than the last one.Mi nuevo departamento es muchísimo mejor que el último.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
2. (many; often used with "of")
Ask Henry. He's read heaps of books on the subject.Pregúntale a Henry. Ha leído montones de libros sobre el tema.
b. no direct translation
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
Do you have any old T-shirts I can use to clean the windows? - Actually, I've got heaps.¿Tienes alguna playera vieja que puedo usar para limpiar las ventanas? - De hecho, tengo muchas.
I've got heaps of exams I have to grade this weekend.Tengo muchísimos exámenes que tengo que calificar este fin de semana.
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