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Fewer, Less, and Knowing the Difference Posted by on Sep 3, 2021

In English, we use quantifiers with our nouns all the time. A quantifier describes the number or amount of something within a phrase. Unfortunately, many English speakers confuse their quantifiers, using one when they should use another. Do you mean fewer of something or less of something? This is because many quantifiers are not specific…

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Expressing Quantity with Count and Non-count Nouns Posted by on Mar 6, 2012

In my last two previous posts I gave an introduction into the difference between count and non-count nouns and discussed some exceptions to the rules regarding these types of nouns.  Today I am going to review what adjectives to use to express quantity based on whether a noun is count or non-count. Like articles (the…

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