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difference between 'few', 'little' and 'some'?



 
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difference between 'few', 'little' and 'some'? #1 (permalink) Thu Apr 10, 2008 0:05 am   difference between 'few', 'little' and 'some'?
 

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ESL/EFL Test #249 "Few, a little and some (1)", question 8

I need a ......... help with my homework. Do you have time to help me?

(a) few
(b) little
(c) some

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #249 "Few, a little and some (1)", answer 8

I need a little help with my homework. Do you have time to help me?

Correct answer: (b) little
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difference between 'few', 'little' and 'some'? #2 (permalink) Thu Apr 10, 2008 2:19 am   difference between 'few', 'little' and 'some'?
 

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'Few' is for countable nouns, 'little' is for uncountable nouns, and 'some' is for both.
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