Such a large number, as in There were so many guests that we didn't have enough chairs. [First half of 1200s]
An unspecified number, as in There allegedly are so many shrimp per pound, but of course the exact number depends on their size and weight. [First half of 1500s]
Forming a group, as in The reporters turned on the speaker like so many tigers let loose. [c. 1600]
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But he, like many people using dating apps whatever their sexual identity, remains stoutly positive.
Like many Americans—but few Republican presidential candidates—the former Florida governor has evolved on the issue.
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And she would be wearing some of the jewels with the white dress—just a few, not many, of course.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
Many of them were delicious in the role; one of them was the embodiment of every womanly grace and charm.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Only in the carnage of the head, the tilt of the chin, was the insolence expressed that had made her many enemies.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
As there are still many varieties of the plant grown in America, so there doubtless was when cultivated by the Indians.
Babylas raised his pale face; he knew what was coming; it had come so many times before.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini