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Activity Discussion Grammar & Vocabulary What is determiners? Reply To: What is determiners?

  • Aruja

    May 26, 2021 at 4:22 pm
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    Determiners are words that are used before a noun or a pronoun to tell something about it I determine always comes before any other adjective used to describe a noun.

    The determiners a, an, all, both, each, every, either, neither, several, many, no, any, one, and two I used only with countable nouns.

    With uncountable nouns the determiners enough, more, a lot of, much and little are used.

    With both countable and uncountable nouns the determiners all, some, few, more, a lot of, enough, no and any are used.

    Latest understand the use of various determiners.

    1) Much, many – These denotes quantity.

    I have too much work.

    He acted in many films.

    2) No, some, any – These are used to denote an unspecified or unknown quantity of numbers and persons.

    Do you have some money?

    I do not have enough money.

    3) Each, every – These determiners are used with singular nouns.

    He visits his mother every day.

    Each girl has to bring her own dress.

    4) All, both, neither, either – The determiners all is used for plural count nouns, whereas both, neither and either are used when when we talk about two things.

    All the boys have submitted there notebooks.

    You can buy either of these shoes.

    5) Little, a little – These emotions denotes quantity.

    There is little danger of theft.

    The little money I had, has been lost.

    6) Few, a few, the few – These expressions denotes numbers.

    I have few dresses.

    She bought a few apples.

    7) Cardinal and ordinal numbers – The words first, second, one, two are used on the following ways.

    The theatre was full in the first show of the second day.

    She plucked two flowers.

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