so many


Definition of so many

1 : constituting an unspecified number can only read so many chapters each night
2 : constituting a group or pack behaved like so many animals

Examples of so many in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The problem is that there is no such thing as an unfiltered experience of the past, especially when a filmmaker compiles and selects so many bits and pieces. Caryn James, The Hollywood Reporter, 20 Jan. 2022 An uninjured organ recipient would, presumably, not have so many issues. John Timmer, Ars Technica, 20 Jan. 2022 There are so many things, people and situations that can trigger and promote your stress level. Yec, Forbes, 18 Jan. 2022 But Frank, who died at 15 of typhus at Bergen-Belsen days after the death of her sister, Margot, has been betrayed in so many ways. Alexandra Jacobs, New York Times, 17 Jan. 2022 Like so many Chinese families, my parents and I almost always drank soy milk for breakfast. Karen Yuan, Bon Appétit, 15 Jan. 2022 And Greece really did provide so many things for us. Jenelle Riley, Variety, 14 Jan. 2022 However, as with so many things, the pandemic has changed the calculous. Kristen Bellstrom, Fortune, 14 Jan. 2022 The witches have been interpreted in so many ways over the centuries. Maureen Lee Lenker,, 14 Jan. 2022

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First Known Use of so many

1533, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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22 Jan 2022

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“So many.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Jan. 2022.

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