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Does "bored" mean the same as "boring"? What's the difference between "funny" and "fun"? Here are some commonly confused English word pairs.
(A) FEW AND (A) LITTLE
|(a) little + uncountable noun
(a) few + plural noun
There's little water left in the bottle.
I've put a little sugar into your coffee.
Yesterday I wrote a few letters.
He has a few pounds left.
Are there any companies in this town? – Yes, a few.
I met a few people on holiday.
There were few people in the cinema. It was nearly empty.
A few friends visited me.
Anna’s English is very correct. She makes very few mistakes.
Our friends have a little money, so they are not poor.
Where is Mike? – He left a few minutes ago.
I have little money saved.
We must hurry. We have got very little time.