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Difference between less and few? #1 (permalink) Sun Apr 12, 2009 19:08 pm   Difference between less and few?
 

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ESL/EFL Test #72 "At the End of the Day (1)", question 1

There are late risers and early risers, those who need a lot of sleep and those who need only a .........,

(a) less
(b) nothing
(c) few
(d) little

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #72 "At the End of the Day (1)", answer 1

There are late risers and early risers, those who need a lot of sleep and those who need only a little,

Correct answer: (d) little
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Difference between less and few? #2 (permalink) Sun Apr 12, 2009 20:21 pm   Difference between less and few?
 

Few means a small number of something.

Less means there's a smaller number or quantity of something.
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