Every week, we will post an LS refresher. Check out this week’s refresher and please don’t forget to answer the short quiz after.
http://www.gingersoftware.com gave the following rules that will help us learn how to use few and little properly.
(a) Little refers to non-countable nouns, and is used with the singular form to indicate that something exists only in a small amount or to a slight degree.
(b) Few refers to countable nouns, and is used with the plural form to indicate not many persons or things.
- I’ve got little money left in my account.
- Ben has few friends in London.
- Few people stopped to listen to the preacher on the corner.
- There is little that you can do about the situation.
- I happen to like spiders but few others agree with me.
- I have little time to waste.
- Although the car is old, I have few problems with it.
- He’s so stubborn, there’s little use in talking to him.
- There are few cars on the road after midnight.
- There’s little chance of rain for the next few days
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