How do you say "much" and "a lot" in French? As in "I have studied a lot" or "I do not have much"?
"much" and "a lot" could be translated into "trop", "beaucoup", or "autant".
- I have studied a lot.
J'ai beaucoup étudié.
I do not have much time.
Je n'ai pas trop de temps.
Why don't many people know the philology ?
- Pourquoi autant de monde ne connait pas la philologie ?
A lot and much can have various functions and their interpretation in French may vary accordingly.
We still owe quite a lot. Nous devons encore beaucoup d’argent.
This happens a lot. Cela arrive souvent.