"Έχει πολλή κίνηση."
Translation:There is a lot of traffic.
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The hints are not there to mislead or trick you they are there as hints not the answers. Just as a dictionary may have a variety of definitions for a word, not all those definitions are correct in all sentences. "Πολλή" can mean either "a lot (of), or much or many etc that doesn't mean each of these is correct in every situation. Specifically, in this case, we wouldn't use "much" because "much and many" are used in questions and negative sentences. If you really want a hint...it's usually the first word that will be correct.
The words "much" and "many" are used only in questions and negative sentences?!?! Nothing could be further from the truth! "There's much traffic" is how a native English speaker would say "Έχει πολλή κίνηση" most of the time. I've reported it and I really hope you add it to the correct answers soon.
Hmm, I think I'd respectfully disagree with you there. At least in my experience - I'm an Irish-Australian-Briton, and an editor to boot - I've never come across "much" being used in this way. To me, something like "there is much traffic on the highway today" sounds, if anything, really archaic and stilted.
To be fair perhaps younger people are starting to use it that way, or perhaps in North America or other parts of the Anglosphere, it does get used that way. But I think it's uncommon enough to leave out as one of the accepted translations.
Thank you. For some reason, the last few posts didn't load when I first read the discussion.
Now, I agree that it is more common in spoken language to hear "a lot of," but in writing, especially formal writing, "much" is indeed used. If I may use Jane Austen's still very popular Pride and Prejudice as an example: “She was therefore obliged to seek another branch of the subject, and related, with much bitterness of spirit and some exaggeration, the shocking rudeness of Mr. Darcy.”
A more modern example would be the following heading from an 2018 article in the Culture Chronicles: "Last week there was much speculation as to what Mueller had up his sleeve. But Trump may have few surprises in store as well."