(B) Few, little.
1.. __ mother and I are planning to go to __ country for __ few days. (Dreiser) 2. It was __ cold, windy evening and there were __ few people in __ Park. 3. __ few words that I have to add to what 1 have written, are soon penned. (Dickens) 4. We needn't take. __ porter. We have __ little luggage. 5. When you've wanted something very badly and it comes at last, it is somehow __ little frightening. (Maugham) 6. __ little I have to say can be said in __ few minutes. 7. I am commonly __ man of __ few words. (Dickens) 8. One morning, when Rose was alone in __ breakfast-parlour, Harry Maylie entered; and, with some hesitation, begged __ permission to speak with her for __ few moments. (Dickens) 9. What __ little light there was came from one small window. (Priestley) 10. He paused, wishing he had not mentioned that fact. It was __ slip of __ tongue, one of __ few he ever made, due to __ peculiar pressure of __ situation. (Dreiser) 11. Oh, I know there's no danger, but I'm __ little frightened all __ same. (Greene) 12. Well, for instance, why don't you tell me about your sister? She always sounds fascinating, from __ little I hear, but I've no real idea what she's like. (Hansford Johnson) 13. __ old man replied that there were __ few grown persons as trustworthy or as careful as she [Nell]. (Dickens) 14. Harriet closed her coat quickly and walked __ little faster. (/. Shaw)15. We can't disguise from ourselves that there's __ little hope. (Greene) 16. He accepted willingly my invitation to remain for __ few days in my apartment. (Maugham) 17. I seem to have forgotten __ little I ever knew. (Conan Doyle) 18. He tried to orient himself by : __ stars; but it was __ cloudy night and __ few stars that were visible did not announce any constellation that he could recognize. (Murdoch) 19. Carie expostulated, begged, was very angry, even wept __ little, and then suddenly capitulated. (Buck) 20. Luf- kin's tastes were austere. He spent __ little on himself. (Snow) 21. I see very __ few women; but those are __ women of rank. (James) 22. Mary offered to lend __ little she had. (E. Bronte) 23. I've travelled __ little, but not enough. (Hansford Johnson) 24. Surely, during __ few hours he might pass in _ cottage it would be easy for her to keep out of his way. (Marryat) 25. She respected him mightily but gave him __ very little thought. (Buck) 26. When __ winter came... he suffered __ good deal from - cold and __ hunger, and often had to go to __ bed without any supper but __ few dried pears or some hard nuts. (Wilde) 27. He was one of __ few men of science who never terrified me, probably because he never behaved like __ doctor. (Lee)
Exercise 1. Change the nouns into the plural. Use some (any) where necessary and make the other necessary changes. | Exercise 3. Translate into English. | Exercise 5. Translate into English. | Exercise 7. Translate into English. | Exercise 9. Translate into English. | Exercise 13. Translate into English. | Exercise 17. Translate into English. | Exercise 23. Translate into English. | Exercise 28. Insert articles where necessary. | Exercise 30. Insert articles where necessary. |