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As much splitting up as possible

Shoal of fishWhen used with a noun, the phrase as much/many/little/few as possible needs to ‘surround’ the noun, rather than be placed in front of it. For example:

NOT: We need to give employees as much as possible autonomy.
BUT: We need to give employees as much autonomy as possible.

Here are some additional correct examples:

PowerPoint slides should have as little text as possible.
We want to obtain as much information as possible.
Tell as few people as possible.
Tell as many people as possible.

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