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GRAMMAR Quantifiers: much, many, a lot (of), a few, a little (A2 Basic)

Learn and review GRAMMAR Quantifiers: much, many, a lot (of), a few, a little (A2 Basic), with our free and interactive online explanations and exercises. It's for students with a beginner level of English.

How much? / How many?
We use How much? / How many? to ask about quantities.

We use How many …? with countable nouns:
How many eggs have we got?

We use How much? … with uncountable nouns:
How much milk have we got?
When we ask about a price, we can just ask How much …? :
How much does it cost?

CountableUncountable
Large quantitya lot of
I buy a lot of grapes.
a lot of
I cook a lot of pasta.
Medium quantityquite a lot of
I eat quite a lot of grapes.
quite a lot of
I eat quite a lot of pasta.
Small quantitya few
I eat a few grapes every evening.

not many
We haven’t got many grapes.
a little
I’ve got a little pasta.
not much
I haven’t got much pasta.
Onea/an
Would you like a grape?
Zero quantitynot any
We haven’t got any grapes.
not any
I haven’t got any pasta.

a lot of / much / many
We use a lot of / much / many to talk about large quantities.

We use a lot of in positive sentences:
I need a lot of potatoes.

We often use much / many in negative sentences and questions:
We haven’t got many potatoes.
I don’t eat much chocolate.
Have you got many potatoes?
Do you eat much chocolate?

Tip
Only use a lot of before a noun (e.g. chocolate) or a
pronoun (e.g. it ). Use a lot at the end of a sentence.
I eat a lot of chocolate.
I eat a lot of it.
I eat a lot. (NOT I eat a lot of.)

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20/05/2020

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