English Grammar : article, syntax, verbs conjugation, English spelling

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Other words that express quantity are:

plenty of too much/too many
all (of) a lot of/lots of
much/many a little/a few
little/few none of
When you want to say “enough of something” you use the expression plenty of. When you want to say “more than enough of something,” use too much for mass nouns and too many for plural count nouns.” “Don't worry. We have plenty of time.” “There are too many people in the elevator.” “Don't put too much sugar in my coffee, please.” When you want to say “100% of something,” use the expression all or all of. “You have all the luck!” All of the coffee is gone.” “Have you spoken to all of the students?” When you want to say “a large amount of something,” use a lot of or lots of. In negative sentences use much for mass nouns and many for plural nouns: “Darren has a lot of CDs and tapes.” “We will have to make lots of sandwiches for the picnic.” “Suzanne always gives us a lot of good advice.” “Hurry! We don't have much time.” “There aren't many good hotels in this city, are there?” When you want to say “a small amount of something” in a positive way, use a little with mass nouns and a few with plural nouns: “Could you put a little milk in my tea, please?” “Don't worry. There's a little time left.” “The town is just a few miles down the road.” “Fortunately, a few people came to see the movie.” When you want to say “a small amount of something” in a negative way, use little for mass nouns and few for plural nouns: “We'd better hurry. There's little time left before the movie begins.” “Unfortunately, few people came to see the movie.” You can say “a really small amount of something” by using the word very in front of little and few. “We have very little money left in the bank.” Very few stores stay open after nine o'clock.” Lastly, when you want to say “nothing at all,” use none of. None of the information he gave me was correct.” “He left early because none of the girls would dance with him.”

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