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.

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