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The commonly used adjectives of quantity are:

Some - It is used commonly in the sentences that are affirmative.


Little - The meaning of little is taken to be negative meaning
hardly any. Little is generally been used with singular nouns.
A little represents very small quantity.
Any - It is usually used in negative kind of sentences along with
the interrogative sentences.
Enough - It can either be used as an adverb or as an adjective.
Being used as an adjective, it is taken before the noun and in
case when it is taken as an adverb it is taken after an adjective.
Example
1. I have enough money to buy my book.
2. She was kind enough to share her lunch.
Much - Can be used as a determiner followed by an uncountable
noun.
Example: I dont have much time. or There isnt much time left.
All and Whole - Both all and whole mean the same but are used
in different ways.
Example:
1. She had stayed alone all her life.
2. She had stayed alone for her whole life.
Insufficient - Something that is not enough for needs
Sufficient - Something that is enough to fulfill needs
Great
Example: He has been great when he adopted a baby.

No - Specifies no one, restricts all.


Half Example: Glass is half full. It doesnt state what is there and
exactly how much is there.
Few
A couple of - More than one but still indefinitely small.
Abundant - Fully sufficient
Empty - Specifies blank
Heavy - Specifies bulk. Like it rained heavily today
Light - Specifies less mass. Like light snacks.
Numerous - Specifies many, a number of
Single - Stands for one but not clearly states one. Like every
single person in the courtroom
Double - Stands for two but not clearly states two in number.
Sparse
Substantial - Specifies something in bulk

Examples of Adjectives of Quantity


Examples:
1. Many people attended the seminar today.
2. Students have finished most of their studies.
3. I spent all my pocket money.
4. Adding some chocolate will make coffee tastier.

5. I dont have enough knowledge about this project.


6. Samantha ate the whole apple.
7. Have you got any information about this mistake?
8. Ron has little interest in studies.
9. Ami had only half of her lunch.
10.

I dont have much time.

11.

She has little faith in god.

12.

He showed great courage when his mother died.

13.

We have sufficient amount of money to start a new venture.

14.

He used to live here some twenty years ago.

15.

I only spent a few dollars there.

16.

I have less than an hour to do this work.

17.

How much further do you plan to drive tonight?

List of Adjectives of Number


We will classify the list of adjectives of number according to their categories that
are definite, indefinite and distributive.
1. Definite Numeral Adjectives: These are the ones that denote specific amount
or position or a part of something.

One
Two

Sixth
Fifty five

Fifth
Second

Double
Triple

Seven
Fifteen
Twenty

Eleven
First
Third

Seventy fifth
One third
Ninth

Quadruple
Five seventh
First

We can write as many ordinal and cardinal adjectives as we want since the list of
numbers is infinite. Subsequently finding parts and multiplying a number can
also be infinitely done so the definite adjectives of number other than ordinals
and cardinals are also endless.
2. Indefinite Numeral Adjectives: These are the ones that do not tell the specific
amount but gives an idea of the amount.

Some
All
Certain
None

Few
No
Most

Any
Several
More

Many
Sundry
Too much
Too many

3. Distributive Numeral Adjectives:


These are the ones that refer to subjects as individual from the bulk. These are
similar to distributive adjectives.
Each - Specifies that a given condition is applicable to all in the group been
mentioned.
Every - This also specifies a certain condition being levied to all in the
group. Every and each are interchangeable with just a little construction
in the sentence to fit them in. But every is only used with singular nouns.

Example:
1. Each of the participants (correct)
2. Each participant (correct)
3. Every participant (correct)
4. Every of the participants (incorrect)

Either - Used to tell one of two options. When we use either, then even if the
conditions are mutually exclusive or not, only one of them can be selected.
Neither- Used to negate both of the given options. When we use neither,
then it negates the viable status of both the options and hence none is
chosen.
Similarly each of, every one of, either of and neither of are also distributive
adjectives of number. The adjectives either of, neither of, every one of, each of
must be used with plural noun and singular verb always.
When we write either of the method is appropriate it is an incorrect statement.
We should write either of the methods is appropriate.

Examples of Adjectives of Number


Examples:
1. Who was the first person to win the Nobel Prize in Mathematics?
2. I have bought some chocolates.
3. Each of the participants received a consolation prize.
4. Neither answer seems appropriate.
5. Every one of us must attend the seminar.
6. The teacher informed the students that they can opt either of the topics
from the list for doing project work.
7. There are only a few lions left.
8. He stood first in the class.
9. The fifth girl from the back is genius.
10.

There is only one solution to every problem written on the board.

11.

Are there any cherries left in the refrigerator?

12.

No theorems are to be done from this chapter.

13.

This is the last day of my work before retirement.

14.

Most of the students have completed their homework.

15.

Anthony swung his five-pound hammer.