7. 1 quantifiers

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all, any
uncountable or plural nouns
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uncountable or plural nouns: 100%

a lot of, lots of, plenty of, most
uncountable or plural nouns
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uncountable or plural nouns: a large amount

some, hardly any
uncountable or plural nouns
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uncountable or plural nouns: a small amount

no, not any
uncountable or plural nouns
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uncountable or plural nouns: 0%

much, a large amount of, a great deal of
uncountable nouns
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uncountable nouns: a large amount

a little, little
uncountable nouns
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uncountable nouns: a small amount

both
(=all of two); plural nouns
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plural nouns: 100%

many, a large number of, quite a few
plural nouns
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plural nouns: a large amount

several, a small number of, a few, few
plural nouns
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plural nouns: a small amount

each, every, any
singular nouns
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singular nouns: 100%

no, not any, neither
(=none of two); singular nouns
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singular nouns: 0%

There's still a little butter left.
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a few / a little (some or a small amount)

Very few people come to the meeting.
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few / little (not many / much or not as many / much as wanted or expected)

I like any brand(s) of chocolate.
Any is stressed.
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any (It doesn't matter which / who)

Both of us run a business but neither of us is good with numbers.
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Use both + plural verb, neither + singular verb.

Could I have another piece of cake, please. We've got another three meetings today.
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Another + singular nouns and numbers (something is additional to the existing number)

How much sugar have we got? None.
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Use the pronoun none for a short answer.

Rule 1 Use several, few, a large number of, quite a few
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+ plural noun

Rule 2 Use little, a good deal of
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+ uncountable noun

Rule 3 Use every, each
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+ singular noun

Rule 4 Use plenty of, no
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+ plural or uncountable noun

Rule 5 Use another
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+ uncountable noun


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