Активизируем английский

Активизируем английский

Little
(adverb)

  1. I worked very lit­tle yes­ter­day.
  2. I worked so lit­tle yes­ter­day!
  3. I worked too lit­tle yes­ter­day.
  4. I worked rather lit­tle yes­ter­day.
  5. I tried to work as lit­tle as pos­si­ble yes­ter­day be­cause I was feel­ing bad.
  6. I didn’t work much yes­ter­day.
  7. I read very lit­tle. • I don’t read much.
  8. He was little known as a poet. • He was less known as a poet. • At the be­gin­ning of his writ­ing ca­reer, he was just a lit­tle-known poet.
  9. I worked less than usu­al that day.
  10. Working on our new book, we col­lected the least known facts about his life.
  11. We didn’t want to see any­one that day, least of all our boss.
  12. Let’s wait a lit­tle. • Also (in­for­mal): Let’s wait a lit­tle bit. • Also (BrE, in­for­mal): Let’s wait a bit.
  13. I was a little nerv­ous that day. • Also (in­for­mal): I was a lit­tle bit nerv­ous that day. • Also (BrE, in­for­mal): I was a bit nerv­ous that day.
  14. Could you speak a lit­tle loud­er, please?
  15. I was a little tall­er than my bro­ther. • Also (in­for­mal): I was a lit­tle bit tall­er than my bro­ther. • Also (BrE, in­for­mal): I was a bit tall­er than my bro­ther.
  16. Little by little the situa­tion is im­prov­ing. • The si­tua­tion is im­prov­ing lit­tle by lit­tle.
  17. Your wise decision has made my life just that lit­tle bit eas­i­er. • Your wise de­ci­sion has made my life that lit­tle bit eas­i­er.
  18. Formal or literary Eng­lish: He was more than a lit­tle sur­prised to see her there. • Everyday English: He was very sur­prised to see her there.
  19. Formal or literary Eng­lish: He was not a little sur­prised to see her there. • Everyday English: He was very sur­prised to see her there.

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