Adjectives of quantity

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Adjectives of Quantity
1. a lot of , plenty of , many , much
2. few , a few
3. little , a little
4. some
They show the quantity of a certain thing.
1. a lot of , plenty of , many ,
much
—mean a large quantity
2. a few , a little
—mean a small quantity
1. many , a few
—go before countable nouns
2. a little
—goes before uncountable nouns
3. much
—goes before uncountable nouns
—mainly in negative sentences and
questions, or after ‘as , how , so ,
too’
4. a lot of , plenty of , some
—go before both countable and
uncountable nouns
many:
There are many sweets.
countable
noun
a few:
There are a few books.
countable noun
much:
You’ve given me too
much food.
uncountable
noun
uncountable
I haven’t got much money.
noun
a little:
There is a little juice.
uncountable
noun
a lot of:
There are a lot of buildings.
countable
noun
a lot of:
There is a lot of cheese.
uncountable
noun
some:
There is some sugar.
uncountable
noun
There are some sweets. countable noun
Fill in the blanks with the correct
words.
( a lot of , many , a few , a little , much )
a lot of
1. We should drink ______________
water.
a little
2. We should eat __________
fried food.
( a lot of , many , a few , a little , much )
3. Don’t put too __________sugar
in the
much
coffee.
a few
4. There are only __________
people in
the cinema because the film is not very
interesting.
( a lot of , many , a few , a little , much )
many
5. There are too __________
cars so the air
is not very good for our health.