Meaning of so many in English:

so many

(also so much)

phrase

  • Indicating a particular but unspecified quantity.

    ‘so many hours at such-and-such a speed’
    ‘being with people always helps but you can only spend so much time with friends’
    • ‘Even being told by your coach to go spin for so many hours a week is not the insult it sounds.’
    • ‘Abolishing school fees will only do so much for equality of opportunity.’