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# much , # many # a_little , # a_few

1. When do we use much and when many?

much: uncountable nouns (milk, marmalade, money, time etc.)

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many: countable nouns (bottles of milk, jars of marmalade, dollars, minutes etc.)

Examples:

How much money have you got?

How many dollars have you got?

In informal English these questions are often answered with a lot of, lots of. There is no much difference between the two phrases. History’s Strongest Senior Brother

2. When do we use a little/little and when a few/few?

a little: non countable nouns (milk, marmalade, money, time etc.)

a few: countable nouns (bottles of milk, jars of marmalade, dollars, minutes etc.)

Examples:

He has a little money left.

He has a few dollars left.

We use few and little without the article a to point out a more negative meaning.
Examples:

A few students of our school know this. (There are some student who know it.)

Few students know this. (It is almost unkonown.)

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