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Transcript of General quantifiers
We use "some" in positive sentences. We use some for both countable and uncountable nouns.Example: I have some friends.
We use "any" in negative sentences or questions. We use any for both countable and uncountable nouns.Example: Do you have any cheese? - He doesn't have any friends in Chicago.
Have you got any bananas? No, we haven't got any. But we've got some oranges.
Some and any
A few / a little
The expressions a little and a few mean some or enough.
The expressions (a) little and (a) few mean enough.
A little, is used for uncountable nouns and a few for countable ones.
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Much and many
We use use much and many in questions and negative sentences. They both show an amount of something.
Much is used for uncountable nouns and many is used for countable nouns
MUCH VS. MANY
do you have?
do you need for the salad?
do we need for the lemonade?
Many ( questions)
do you have in the fridge?
are there in the the classroom?
of meat do you need for the BBQ?
Much- negative statements
Many - negative statement
E X A M P L E S
She doesn´t have
books in the library.
Laura doesn´t have
E X A M P L E S
A FEW VS. A LITTLE
biscuits in the tin
My bus goes in
customers come into the shop.
time to do the homework.
I only have