"Les athlètes professionnels gagnent beaucoup d'argent."

Translation:Professional athletes make a lot of money.

April 25, 2018



"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.

April 25, 2018

  • 1662

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".

May 3, 2018


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

June 14, 2018


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

July 15, 2018


Parce que "athlète" est masculin.

December 16, 2018
Learn French in just 5 minutes a day. For free.