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# Quantifiers

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## Thamíris Nóbrega Andrucioli

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Ana Carolina Cunha
Fábio Monteiro
Thamíris Nóbrega Andrucioli Quantifiers Activities We use quantifiers when we want to give someone information about the number of something: how much or how many. Selecting the correct quantifier depends on your understanding the distinction between count and uncount nouns. We use these quantifiers with both countable and uncountable nouns: Some quantifiers can be used only with countable nouns: 1. Both my parents work full time. - Correct Sometimes we use a quantifier in the place of a determiner: Most children start school at the age of five.
We ate some bread and butter.
We saw lots of birds. all any enough less a lot of lots of more most no none of some And some coloquial forms: plenty of heaps of a load of loads of tons of both each either (a) few fewer neither several And some coloquial forms: a couple of hundreds of thousands of Some quantifiers can be used only with uncountable nouns: a little (not) much a bit of And, particularly with abstract nouns such as time, money, trouble, etc, we can also use: a great deal of a good deal of Members of groups You can put a noun after a quantifier when you are talking about members of a group in general… Few snakes are dangerous.
Both brothers work with their father.
I never have enough money. … but if you are talking about a specific group of people or things, use of the … as well Few of the snakes are dangerous.
All of the children live at home.
He has spent all of his money. Singular quantifiers We use every or each with a singular noun to mean all: There was a party in every street. = There were parties in all the streets. Every shop was decorated with flowers. = All the shops were decorated with flowers. Each child was given a prize. = All the children were given a prize. There was a prize in each competition. = There were prizes in all the competitions. 2. There are a little people still alive who remember the Great War. - Incorrect (a few) 3. The president shook hands with each players. - Incorrect (all the) 4. I never have much money at the end of the month. - Correct 5. Neither house is really what I want. - Correct 6. If you've got a bit of time, I need to talk to you. - Incorrect (some) 7. I have few interest in politics. - Incorrect (little) 8. There have been several accidents there recently. - Correct 9. We don't have enough of information. - Incorrect (enough of) 10. I have spent hundreds of money on repairs. - Incorrect (a lot of) 11. You'd be surprised how many people say that. - Correct 12. We want every children to succeed. - Incorrect (all of the) Ticket Man many Bibliography The Quantifiers. Disponível em: http://www.edufind.com/english/grammar/countable_uncountable_nouns.php. Acesso em: 1 jun. 2013. Articles, Determiners, and Quantifiers. Disponível em: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/determiners/determiners.htm. Acesso em: 3 de jun. 2013. Quantifiers. Disponível em: http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/en/english-grammar/determiners-and-quantifiers/quantifier. Disponível em: 3 de jun. 2013. Here's the ticket, what's the problem
Too _____ tickets is the problem, man
Here's the ticket, what's the problem
Too _____ problems is the ticket in my hand
Why don't you give it up, get it down
Spend half as ____, kills you in half the time
Oh pull on the baby, red number make it hard to hear
Hard to see and hard to sit around
Nothing's gonna kiss you like the kiss that's gonna get to you.
From waiting it out. Here's the ticket, what's the problem
Too _____ tickets is the problem, man
Here's the ticket, what's the problem
Too _____ problems is the ticket, man
Here's the ticket, what's the problem
Too _____ tickets is the problem, man
Here's the ticket, what's the problem
Too _____ problems is the ticket in my hand Why don't you give it up, get it down
Spend half as _____, kills you in half the time
Oh it's _____ too easy to always be kind
But the longer it takes, the more you must find
Oh it's a little too easy to always be kind
But the longer it takes, the more you must find Here's the ticket, what's the problem
Too _____ tickets is the problem, man
Here's the ticket, what's the problem
Too _____ problems is the ticket, man
Here's the ticket, what's the problem
Too _____ tickets is the problem, man
Here's the ticket, what's the problem
Too _____ problems is the ticket in my hand Ticket Man Here's the ticket, what's the problem
Too many tickets is the problem, man
Here's the ticket, what's the problem
Too many problems is the ticket in my hand
Why don't you give it up, get it down
Spend half as much, kills you in half the time
Oh pull on the baby, red number make it
hard to hear
Hard to see and hard to sit around
Nothing's gonna kiss you like the kiss
that's gonna get to you. From waiting it out Here's the ticket, what's the problem
Too many tickets is the problem, man
Here's the ticket, what's the problem
Too many problems is the ticket, man
Here's the ticket, what's the problem
Too many tickets is the problem, man
Here's the ticket, what's the problem
Too many problems is the ticket in my hand Why don't you give it up, get it down
Spend half as much, kills you in half the time
Oh it's a little too easy to always be kind
But the longer it takes, the more you must find
Oh it's a little too easy to always be kind
But the longer it takes, the more you must find Here's the ticket, what's the problem
Too many tickets is the problem, man
Here's the ticket, what's the problem
Too many problems is the ticket, man
Here's the ticket, what's the problem
Too many tickets is the problem, man
Here's the ticket, what's the problem
Too many problems is the ticket in my hand
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