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## Unit 36: - Comparatives: Quantity

Comparatives: Quantity

Quantifiers, or adjectives that show quantity, also have comparative and superlative forms.

 Quantifier much/many/a lot of I have a lot of apples. I don't have many apples. I don't have much time. few - They have a few potatoes. little - We've got a little rice. Comparative more I have more apples than you. I don't have more apples than you. I don't have more time than you. fewer - We've got fewer potatoes. less - They've got less rice. Superlative most He has the most apples. I don't have the most apples. I don't have the most time. fewest -You've got the least potatoes. least - I've got the least rice.

Remember that:
- many and few are used with countable nouns.
- much and less are used with uncountable nouns.
- a lot of / lots of can be used with both countable and uncountable nouns.

You can also use the "as...as" structure to show equality. For example:
- We have as many candies as you.
- There are as few people in this town as that one.
- She's got as much water as we do.
- I've got as little time as you do.

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