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"great advancement in technology" means an overall improvement of technology, technology moving to a higher level. "great advancements in technology" means several, or possibly many changes in technology, each of which is an imporovement. In context the meaning is not much different. The singular form is looking at the "level" ...


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Formal and precise (i.e. scientific): This suggests that an interaction among many genes is associated with the mechanism in the tomato. Here "the tomato" is a species. Substitute "elk": This suggests that an interaction among many genes is associated with the mechanism in the elk. However, if you wish to sound more casual - or more ...


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Are you talking about a single system as a whole, or is the emphasis on multiple systems working together? That's a technical question so I doubt any of us can answer it, but you just need to decide how you're talking about the thing, whether it's singular or plural, and then write it accordingly. If you are going with the singular version, you need a ...


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More is used when making a comparison. (The students are more familiar with PCs than with Apple computers.) Many refers to a large number of something countable (many students). Much refers to a large quantity of something uncountable. (The students haven't had much practice at using Apple computers.) These are the meanings most relevant to what you are ...


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Here are my explanations: Our school only has Apple computers. However, some students are more familiar with PCs. The above ^ means that some of the students use PCs more often or they like to use PCs more. Our school only has Apple computers. However, some students are much familiar with PCs. The above isn't proper grammar IMO, "much familiar" ...


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Much gas refers to a large amount, possibly of only one type. Many gases refers to many different types of gas, for example hydrogen, helium, chlorine, nitrogen, water vapour, etc. Both can be correct in different contexts, but they are not interchangeable.


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