“Did you get much for the Toyota?”

English Lesson: Did you get much for the Toyota?

Your friend recently sold his car, an old Toyota. He wasn't sure how much money he could make from it. You ask him what ended up happening.

Did you get much for the Toyota?

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get much for (something)

"Get much for ___" means to make a lot of money when you sell something. People usually use this phrase to talk about selling their used items.

Did you get much for the Toyota?

I didn't get much for it.

When you pronounce the phrase "get much for ___", the stress is on the word "get":

I didn't get much for it.

Only use "get much for" in questions and negative sentences like in the two examples above. In an example like this one:

I doubt I'll get much for it.

The sentence is negative because "I doubt" is a negative phrase. You don't use "get much for ___" in positive sentences. Instead, say something like:

I actually got quite a bit for it.

He says he got $200 for the old one.