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a few / few and a little / little
example: meaning:
count
nouns
a few
I saw a few friends at the mall.
two or three (positive)
I saw two or three friends at the mall.
few
He has few friends because he's so
mean.
almost none (negative)
He has almost no friends because he's so
mean.
non
count
nouns
a little
I have a little homework.
a small amount (positive)
I have a small amount of homework.
little
There is little pollution in that countr.
almost none (negative)
There is almost no pollution in that countr.

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#ax: $o ou have % a few & few ' pieces of paper I can borrow(
)ee: *ure. Here's % a little & little ' paper for ou.
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-at: I onl have % a little & little ' mone for lunch. )et's go somewhere inexpensive.
.im: I can lend ou % a few & few ' dollars if ou want.
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Irene is reall unfriendl. *he has % a few & few ' friends.
*he also has ver % a little & little ' patience with other people.
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-ablo has man ac3uaintances4 but he onl has % a few & few ' ver close friends.
He thinks that it's better to have % a few & few ' close friends4 than do5ens of ac3uaintances.
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*ara likes % a little & little ' hone in her tea.
.an likes % a few & few ' spoonfuls of sugar in hers.
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8ran en9os listening to % a few & few & a little & little ' music when she gets home from school.
*he is thinking about buing % a few & few & a little & little ' new :$'s next week.
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;e got to the airport earl because there was ver % a few & few & a little & little ' traffic at + am.
*ince we got there earl4 we had % a few & few & a little & little ' time to catch a nap in the terminal.
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<en's pants are getting ========== too short for him. He's getting taller b the minute>
I suppose we'll have to bu him ========== new pairs of pants this weekend.
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;ait> I'm not finished et. I need ========== more minutes. :an ou give me ========== more time(
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$ana: If ou're hungr4 I'd be happ to cook ou ========== eggs.
Tim: ?o thanks. I ate ========== fruit about "7 minutes ago.
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I staed up too late last night@ I got ver ========== sleep. I wish I could sleep ========== longer.
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Aer ========== people are millionaires.
I don't necessaril want to be a millionaire4 but I'd like to have ========== more mone in the bank.
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Into ever life4 ========== rain must fall.
#a our 9os be man and our troubles be ==========.
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:an I borrow our dictionar to look up ========== words(
I alwas use a dictionar4 so I make ver ========== mistakes in spelling.
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Tamara speaks ver ========== Bussian4 but she knows ========== words.
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An English-Zone.Com Quiz- ANSWER E!
a few / few and a little / little
example: meaning:
count
nouns
a few
I saw a few friends at the mall.
two or three (positive)
I saw two or three friends at the mall.
few
He has few friends because he's so
mean.
almost none (negative)
He has almost no friends because he's so
mean.
non
count
nouns
a little
I have a little homework.
a small amount (positive)
I have a small amount of homework.
little
There is little pollution in that countr.
almost none (negative)
There is almost no pollution in that countr.
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#ax: $o ou have % D 8E; & few ' pieces of paper I can borrow(
)ee: *ure. Here's % D )ITT)E & little ' paper for ou.
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-at: I onl have % D )ITT)E & little ' mone for lunch. )et's go somewhere inexpensive.
.im: I can lend ou % D 8E; & few ' dollars if ou want.
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Irene is reall unfriendl. *he has % a few & 8E; ' friends.
*he also has ver % a little & )ITT)E ' patience with other people.
1.
2.
-ablo has man ac3uaintances4 but he onl has % D 8E; & few ' ver close friends.
He thinks that it's better to have % D 8E; & few ' close friends4 than do5ens of ac3uaintances.
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!7.
*ara likes % D )ITT)E & little ' hone in her tea.
.an likes % D 8E; & few ' spoonfuls of sugar in hers.
!!.
!".
8ran en9os listening to % a few & few & D )ITT)E & little ' music when she gets home from school.
*he is thinking about buing % D 8E; & few & a little & little ' new :$'s next week.
!+.
!,.
;e got to the airport earl because there was ver % a few & few & a little & )ITT)E ' traffic at + am.
*ince we got there earl4 we had % a few & few & D )ITT)E & little ' time to catch a nap in the terminal.
!/.
!0.
<en's pants are getting D )ITT)E too short for him. He's getting taller b the minute>
I suppose we'll have to bu him D 8E; new pairs of pants this weekend.
!1.
!2.
;ait> I'm not finished et. I need D 8E; more minutes.
:an ou give me D )ITT)E more time(
!6.
"7.
$ana: If ou're hungr4 I'd be happ to cook ou D 8E; eggs.
Tim: ?o thanks. I ate D )ITT)E fruit about "7 minutes ago.
"!
"".
I staed up too late last night@ I got ver )ITT)E sleep.
I wish I could sleep D )ITT)E longer.
"+.
",.
Aer 8E; people are millionaires.
I don't necessaril want to be a millionaire4 but I'd like to have D )ITT)E more mone in the bank.
"/.
"0.
Into ever life4 D )ITT)E rain must fall.
#a our 9os be man and our troubles be 8E; .
"1.
"2.
:an I borrow our dictionar to look up D 8E; words(
I alwas use a dictionar4 so I make ver 8E; mistakes in spelling.
"6.
+7.
Tamara speaks ver )ITT)E Bussian4
but she knows D 8E; words.