Quantifiers2 - • “I have no pets.” • “I do n’t have any pets.” • “I do n’t have no pets.” When does time mean temps or

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chapter 16 Much, Many, A lot of Many: plural count “I have many bananas.” “I don’t have very many bananas.” A lot of: noncount, affirmative “I have a lot of rice.” Much: noncount, negative “I don’t have much rice.” questions to ask yourself: 1. Is the noun count or noncount? 2. Is the statement affirmative or negative? There are exceptions, but these rules are usually true. Any Can be used with count and noncount nouns. Count: plural affirmative: “Do you have any pets?” negative: “I don’t have any pets.” “Why don’t you have any pet?” Noncount: plural or singular “Do you have any rice?” “I don’t have any rice.” Negatives You cannot use 2 negatives for one subject and verb.
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Unformatted text preview: • “I have no pets.” • “I do n’t have any pets.” • “I do n’t have no pets.” When does time mean temps or exemple ? Noncount: When you are talking about when something happened or someone asks what time it is time means temps . • “What time is it?” • “We don’t have time to wait.” • “The time is 7:30am.” chapter 16 • “What time do you go to class.” Count: When you are talking about an event time means exemple . • “He jumped 3 times.” • “It has happened time and time again.” (many times) • “It has happened many times before.” • “She has missed work one time before today.”...
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