Unformatted text preview: equipment news water jewelry information music postage work money luggage Some nouns can be both count and noncount nouns:
—We drank some wine. (Noncount)
—We ordered three wines. (Count)
(It is implicit that three different wines were ordered.) USING A FEW, FEW, A LITTLE, AND LITTLE
A few and few are used with plural count nouns:
—a few friends, few ideas, a few things to do, etc.
A little and little are used with noncount nouns:
—little money, a little rain, a little wind, etc.
NOTE: Few and little give a negative idea, conveying the notion that something is largely absent:
—They have very little money.
—We have few options remaining.
NOTE: A few and a little give a positive idea, indicating that something exists or is present:
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Irregular Noun Plurals
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