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He's very jealous of his brother.
He's very jealous from his brother.
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What's the latest news from the Palace?
What's the last news from the Palace?

Latest is the last up to the present. Last is the final one: Z is the last letter of the alphabet.

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That grocer has plenty of clients.
That grocer has plenty of customers.
That lawyer has plenty of customers.
That lawyer has plenty of clients.

A person can be a customer at a shop, but a client of a lawyer, a bank, etc.

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The teacher spoke for bad habits,
The teacher spoke about bad habits.

Don't use for in the sense of about. The chief use of for is to convey the idea of being in favour of. If we say that the teacher spoke for bad habits it's like saying that he/she spoke in favour of bad habits!

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My brother hasn't many books
My brother hasn't much books.
Is there much dust in the room?
Is there many dust in the room?

Use many with plural nouns: many books or many boys. Use much with uncountable nouns: much water or much bread.

In affirmative sentences many and much are generally replaced by a lot (of), a great deal (of), plenty (of), a good deal (of), a good many (of), a great number (of), a large quantity (of), etc

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