Can we remove "as many as" in this sentece? There are as many as millions of wonderful places all around the world that have not been seen.
Oct 13, 2012 1:01 PM
Answers · 19
Yes, you can. It changes the tone of the sentence though.
October 13, 2012
If I was to speak this sentence I would remove it.
October 13, 2012
As many as is redundant here. So you can safely remove it. Also, answering your question, 1) "as many as" is used generally while comparing two quantities. It is used to show that there is no difference in the quantities. e.g. "The tub has as many balls as the bucket" 2) It is also used to qualify the meaning of many as a very large number, depending on what follows it. e.g. "you may take as many balls as you need"
October 13, 2012
Yes. "As many as" does not go with "millions of". Sorry about the blip.
October 14, 2012
Thanks susan. As you said because "millions" is a lot then there is no need to add "as many as". Here is a question extracted from your answer: When do we use the expression "as many as" ?
October 13, 2012
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