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Daily : Confusing Words

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



Examples:

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.





 

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