Ejecicios de gramática en inglés

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Gramatica Inglés - Ejercicios Gramaticales del idioma Inglés |

In the following sentences, fill in the gaps with one of the following quantifiers:

 much, many, lots of, a lot of, little, most, a little, little, a few, few

When you've gotten all the answers right, see if you can substitute other quantifiers from the list.
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1. It seems to me that we've had assignments in English this term.
2. How material can we be expected to read in one week?
3. books are not in the library.
4. I've had headaches already because of stress.
5. depression can be attributed to being overworked.
6. Our yard looks awful this summer. There are too weeds.
7. I didn't use fertilizer last spring, and that has made adifference.
8. Also, I've paid attention to how rain we've had.
9. I'm afraid it's rained times this summer, and the grass is turning brown and dying.
10. experts say you should fertilize your lawn in the fall.
11. It didn't seem to do my lawn good.
12. advice you get from experts doesn't seem to help.
13. of my neighbors ignore their grass, and they have better lawns this year.
14. They sayknowledge is a bad thing.
15. I know instances where that proves true.
16. people know as much about computers as Tomas does.
17. But it does him good when the whole system goes down.Final del formulario |

Quantifiers

In the following sentences, fill in the gaps with one of the following quantifiers:


A FEW | A GREAT DEAL | A LITTLE | A LOT | A LOT OF | A MAJORITY OF | ENOUGH | MANY| MUCH OF | PLENTY | SEVERAL OF | SOME |

When you've gotten all the answers right, see if you can substitute other quantifiers from the list.

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1. I'm having of trouble passing my driving exam.
2. the movies were rated PG.
3. information proved to be outdated.
4. We're close to the project deadline, but there isstill time left.
5. Although there are brilliant students in this state -- thousands, even, only will choose to remain in the state after graduation.
6. We were able to destroy the parasites with our antigen, but of them survived to cause trouble.
7. a student has passed through these doors.
8. Although of the lawn is open to the sun, there are of shade trees to make it comfortable.
9. Ithink he drank wine last night.
10. the evidence was taken from the police safe last night.
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Graded Quantifiers

They are like comparatives and hold a relative position on a scale of increase or decrease.
 
INCREASE (0% to 100%) |


With plural countable nouns: |
many | more | most |


With uncountable nouns: |
much | more | most |
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DECREASE(100% to 0%) |


With plural countable nouns: |
few | fewer | fewest |


With uncountable nouns: |
little | less | least |

 Examples:

·        There are many people in Poland, more in India, but the most people live in China.

·        Much time and money is spent on education, more on health services but the most is spent on national defense.

·        Few rivers inEurope aren’t polluted.

·        Fewer people die young now than in the nineteenth century.

·        The country with the fewest people per square kilometre must be Australia.

·        Scientists have little hope of finding a complete cure for cancer before 2010.

·        She had less time to study than I did but had better results.

·        Give that dog the least opportunityand it will bite you.

Quantifiers with countable and uncountable nouns

Some adjectives and adjectival phrases can only go with uncountable nouns (salt, rice, money, advice), and some can only go with countable nouns (friends, bags, people). The words in the middle column can be used with both countable and uncountable nouns.
 
With Uncountable Nouns | With Both | With Countable Nouns...
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