Adjectives Of Quantity

Adjectives of quantity answer the question ‘how much?’. Examples are: some, any, little, much, enough, sufficient, insufficient, all, whole, great etc.

Examples are:


Some is mostly used in affirmative sentences. Any is mostly used in negatives and interrogative sentences.

Little, a little and the little

Little has a negative meaning. It means hardly anyA little indicates a very small quantity. Little is usually used with singular uncountable nouns.

Enough can be used as an adjective or as an adverb. When it is used as an adjective, it goes before a noun. When it is used as an adverb, it goes after an adjective.

All and whole

All and whole have similar meanings, but they are used differently.