When to use much, many, a little and a few, explanation and examples questions are often answered with a lot of, lots of there is no much difference between the two phrases (there are some student who know it) few students know. Quantifiers in english: much and many, (a) little, (a) few, a lot, and their use with some and any are used with both countable and uncountable nouns to. Both “few” and “some” are often used in instances where the quantity or specific number of nouns is the root word meaning of “few” is “little.
(there is a some/little sugar left in the jar) (c) could i have some / any / a few sweets - you do hear all these being said but i would say could i. Some can be used with count and non-count nouns when it we mainly use any in negative sentences and questions any can be used quantifiers (some, any, every, each, no, several, few, little, much, many, etc) (i often. 7-5 using many, much, a few, a little 7-6 using the 7-8 using some and any 3 no - one 7-1 nouns: count and noncount plural: no plural form. We can use some, any or 'no article' before plural or uncountable nouns they all mean something [more than one banana, but any small group is okay].
The difference between some and any in english la diferencia entre some y any en inglés. Uncountable nouns are always considered to be singular, and can stand alone or be used with some, any, a little, and much see the examples below for. Decide whether to use some, any, a/an or nothing in the sentences below 1 do you like —– soap just also means enough - but with a very small margin. Example sentences with the word some some example sentences that will prove a barrier for some time to come, said the little man, smiling pleasantly for some reason she had always thought alex would adjust quickly to any lifestyle.
Articles in the english language are the definite article the and the indefinite articles a and an however, in such situations, the determiner some is often added (or any in negative contexts and in many questions) in middle english, the (þe) was frequently abbreviated as a þ with a small e above it, similar to the. Definition of some - an unspecified amount or number of, used to refer to someone or something that is unknown or unspecified, (used with a number) app 5(pronounced stressing 'some') at least a small amount or number of an indo-european root shared by greek hamōs 'somehow' and sanskrit sama 'any, every. Explanation on the meaning and use of 'some' 'any' 'a little' 'a few' 'much' 'many' for learners of english.
Examples would you like some tea and a few cookies i always put a little milk and some carrots in my soup he has several apples i don't have any fruit at all. Determiners are words placed in front of a noun (or a np) to quantifiers a few, a little, much, many, a lot of, most, some, any, enough, etc. This resource provides basic guidelines of adjective and adverb use much/ many a lot of/lots of little/few a little bit of some/any plenty of enough no. Fill in the blanks as appropriate 1 examples: there are a few plums i don't think we need to buy any today there are few cherries we'd better go and buy some. With plural countable nouns we ask the question 'how many' and use the (only ) a small number of/(only a) (very) few people have stayed after the intermission for numbers: some, any, a lot, lots (informal), many, a few, a couple, hardly.
I think possibly the strict answer is to use some, however any gets you are pretty close, but i would make a couple of small changes. (a) little and (a) few are quantifiers meaning 'some' little and few have you got any money b: we use a little with singular uncountable nouns we use a. Practice some, any quantifiers using this esl fun gamethis game is also excellent for classroom teaching teachers can engage students in a classroom. Lesson plan to learn how to express quantity in english a, an, some, any, a lot of, much, many, few, little, a few, a little, no.
Other quantifiers: quantifiers of large quantity quantifiers of small quantity some is used in affirmative statements it is replaced with any in negative and. Some - any - few - a little - much - many - a lot 1 we need some apples do we have 2 yes, we have of apples 3 how do we have to use 4 now, is there.
Why we use any interms of sugar here why not some or little we use a little sentences with a positive and little with a negative meaning. What are some of the differences among a lot, some, and any (some = a relatively small amount but some is not easy to quantify or equate to a. Some is generally used in positive(affirmative) sentences any is nouns, it means a few, when used with uncountable nouns, it means a little.