adjectives that show quantity, also have comparative
and superlative forms.
I have a lot of apples.
I don't have many apples.
I don't have much time.
- They have a few potatoes.
little - We've got a little rice.
I have more apples than
I don't have more apples than
I don't have more time than you.
- We've got fewer potatoes.
less - They've got less rice.
He has the most apples.
I don't have the most apples.
I don't have the most time.
-You've got the least potatoes.
least - I've got the least rice.
- many and few are used with countable
- much and less are used with
- 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
- I've got as little time as you