Many and many of | grammar exercise

July 27, 2014pdf

Both many and many of are used before countable nouns. Many is used before a noun that doesn’t have another determiner with it. Many of is used before pronouns and nouns with determiners.

Complete the following sentences using many or many of.

1. ……………… families own cars these days.

a) Many

b) Many of

c) Either could be used here

2. ……………………. us were disappointed.

a) Many of

b) Many

c) Either could be used here

3. …………………. them were late.

a) Many of

b) Many

c) Either could be used here

4. There were ……………….. children among the audience.

a) many

b) many of

c) Either could be used here

5. How ……………………. you can solve this?

a) Many

b) Many of

c) Either could be used here

6. I have thought about him …………………. times.

a) many

b) many of

c) Either could be used here

7. Yes, ……………….. us are interested in the proposal.

a) many

b) many of

c) Either could be used here

8. There were ……………… people who didn’t like the idea.

a) many

b) many of

c) Either could be used here

9. I have told you this ………………. times.

a) many

b) many of

c) Either could be used here

10. I have seen her ……………….. times.

a) many

b) many of

c) Either could be used here

Answers

1. Many families own cars these days.

2. Many of us were disappointed.

3. Many of them were late.

4. There were many children among the audience.

5. How many of you can solve this?

6. I have thought about him many times.

7. Yes, many of us are interested in the proposal.

8. There were many people who didn’t like the idea.

9. I have told you this many times.

10. I have seen her many times.

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