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"Les athlètes professionnels gagnent beaucoup d'argent."

Translation:Professional athletes make a lot of money.

April 25, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/guillermo497845

"Much" works just as well as "a lot of"; indeed, in carefully written prose, it is a better choice. Yes, one hears a lot of "a lot of," but give a little credit to those of us who remember the old but not superannuated handbooks of usage.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/n6zs
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It can work with "much" but it does not sound like natural English. This is a case where "a lot of" sounds more natural. If it is too informal for you, you can also use "a great deal of".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BiB654110

Sans parler des joueurs de foot et des pilotes de formule 1.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/guyagain

Why not: "Les athlétes professionelles gagnent beaucoup d'argent"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ansgar-F

Parce que "athlète" est masculin.

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