Exercises – Confusing Words

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Exercises

Choose little or few to complete the sentences.

  1. Julia will spend the next months travelling in South America.few + countable noun (months)
  2. There was money left at the end of the week.little + uncountable noun (money)
  3. adults eat enough fruit.few + countable noun (adults)
  4. A presents already lay under the christmas tree.few + countable noun (presents)
  5. Can I have a milk in my tea?a little + uncountable noun (milk)

Rewrite the sentences with little or few.

  1. There are not many girls in her class.not many/few/only a few + countable noun|not many, very few and only a few are less formal than few
  2. There is not much milk left.not much/little/only a little/very little + uncountable noun|not much, very little and only a little are less formal than little
  3. There is not much sugar in this cake.not much/little/only a little + uncountable noun|not much and only a little are less formal than little
  4. There are not many tickets, so you should buy yours soon.not many/few/only a few + countable noun|not many, very few and only a few are less formal than few
  5. There is not much information in this leaflet.not much/little/only a little + uncountable noun|not much and only a little are less formal than little