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Usage! 1. We use (a little / a few) for things that cannot be counted. 2. We use (a little / a few) for things that can be counted.
Situation1: Tong and Kim- Lang are in the market to buy something for dinner. a few & a little Tong: what’s for dinner ? Kim-Lang: Maybe I’ll make a Somtum. Tong: Ok, I remember we have a little fish sauce left. We need to buy one. Kim-Lang: Yes, and we have a little sugar, too. Let’s go get them!
a few & a little Situation2: The captain and the flight attendant are leaving the airport for Europe. Captain: How many bags are you checking this time? Flight attendant: Just a few bags. And I have one carry-on. Captain: Why? Flight attendant: It’s because I had a little time to pack all my belongings. Captain: Oh, I see.
a few & a little Situation3: Nichkhun and Sookwan are running in the park. Nichkhun: Sookwan, you look so tired. Are you ok? Sookwan: No, I’m not feeling well. Nichkhun: Why? Sookwan: I had eaten a few hamburgers and a little chocolate milk before I came here. Nichkhun: Oh my god! I think you will need a few hours to get better then.
A) There’s a little water in the glass. B) There’s little water in the glass. little water= very little water.
I have a few boyfriends. We have few boyfriends. We have few boyfriends = We have very few boyfriends.
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Are you tired? Yes, a little. I just need a few glasses of water. That’s all, baby!