English Grammar Tips, Definition and Example Sentences

English Grammar Tips, Definition and Example Sentences

Using Less and Fewer

It is compatible with non-countable nouns, collective nouns, volumes and bulk amounts.

  • I have less money than my brother.

It is used with countable nouns and individual items.

  • People now order fewer bottles of wine.

Using Little and A Little

Little expresses a diminutive size or a negative quantity. Little means “almost nothing” or “not much”.

  • I’m sorry, I speak little French.

A little is used with positive quantity and non-countable nouns. It means “a small amount” or “some”.

  • There is a little milk in the refrigerator

Using Many and Much

Use many with plural nouns

  • Alex doesn’t have many friends.

Use much with collective nouns and singular nouns

  • Samuel doesn’t have much money.

Using Very and Every

Very is used to add emphasis. We use it before adverbs and adjectives. It means in a high degree.

  • She said, “I am very happy”.

We use every to talk about collectively things more than individually. It means each, all.

  • I take a break every three hours.

Using Whom and Whose

Whom is an object pronoun like ‘him’, ‘her’, ‘us’ and etc… We use WHOM to ask which person receives an action.

  • This is my neighbour whom I like a lot.

Whose is a possessive pronoun like ‘her’, ‘his’, ‘our’ and etc… We use WHOSE to find out which person something belongs to.

  • Whose notebook was stolen in the class?