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What is the difference between 很多的 and 很多? Here are some examples:

  • 他们在这个乌代布尔地区做了很多的调查
  • 比如说攒很多的钱买一个LV的包
  • 为什么有时候人会在人很多的地方觉得自己很寂寞?

Is 的 needed in all three sentences?

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  • 的 is redundant in 很多的. Just use 很多
    – Tang Ho
    Dec 11 '19 at 21:04
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  1. Basically, can always be omitted for a simple adjective.
  2. But for emphasis of the adjective, is added (so omit it if not).
  3. For the omission of , check this link, kind of CN quora (if it is fine to read).
  4. The third sentence is an exception of your description. 很多 comes after , so it is (人很多)的地方 and cannot be omitted here to avoid ambiguity.

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