I want to know about this sentence is it correct or not. If not then what is thr reason. thanks


I know much about you.

asked Jun 29 '13 at 18:56 rizwan khalid New member

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Yes, the sentence is grammatically correct.

link comment edited Jul 03 '13 at 14:39 Scarlet Darwin Contributor

It is grammatically correct, but it is extremely formal to use much in a positive sentence--perhaps only Queen Elizabeth II of the British Commonwealth speaks so formally.  In a negative sentence, or a question, much is fine:  I don't have much money, or How much money do you have?  But for positive sentences, other than Her Majesty, the rest of us use a lot ofI know a lot about you.

link edited Jun 30 '13 at 12:54 Shawn Mooney Expert

Shawn , You're right about the usage in the negative and the interrogative, but even Her Majesty's loyal subjects like to use it in the postive, albeit with emphasis, as in " I've wanted to meet you so much!". And, talking of HM, she is of course much-adored.

Michael CranfieldJun 30 '13 at 21:35

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