Активизируем английский

Активизируем английский

Little
(determiner, pronoun)

  1. We had very lit­tle time left. • We had so lit­tle time left! • We had too lit­tle time left.
  2. We didn’t have much time left (eve­ry­day Eng­lish). • We had lit­tle time left (more for­mal Eng­lish).
  3. There isn’t much hope that they can sur­vive (eve­ry­day Eng­lish). • There is lit­tle hope that they can sur­vive (more for­mal Eng­lish).
  4. We need less wa­ter for our ex­peri­ment. We don’t need so much.
  5. То, как я выгляжу, мень­ше все­го ме­ня бес­по­ко­ит.
  6. Add a little milk and stir it.
  7. As we had very lit­tle time left, we didn’t go shop­ping. • As we had a little time left, we went shop­ping.
  8. Could you give me a lit­tle wa­ter, please? (не­мно­го, чуть-чуть) • Could you give me some wa­ter, please? (не­мно­го, не­ко­то­рое ко­ли­че­ст­во)
  9. He speaks a little French.
  10. Could you give me a lit­tle more wa­ter, please? • Could you give me a lit­tle less wa­ter, please?
  11. Could you give me a lit­tle of the bread you bought yes­ter­day?
  12. He paid me as little as 50 dol­lars for this great paint­ing!
  13. Tell them as little as pos­si­ble! I don’t want them to know all our sec­rets.
  14. They knew little or noth­ing about our plans.
  15. Our students speak lit­tle or no Span­ish.
  16. We did what little we could to help them. • Also: We did the lit­tle (that) we could to help them.
  17. They did precious lit­tle to help us.
  18. It’ll cost at least fifty dol­lars. = It’ll cost no less than fifty dol­lars.
  19. It’ll take us at least an hour. = It’ll take us no less than an hour.
  20. We’ve received no less than twen­ty let­ters so far. • Also (more cor­rect): We’ve received no fewer than twen­ty let­ters so far. • Also (as an alterna­tive): We’ve received at least twen­ty let­ters so far.


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