Language Activator – Some

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Language Activator – Some

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Some

(determiner/pronoun)

: a number of people or things, but not a large number – use this when you are not saying exactly what the number is

.There were some children playing in the street

.Have we got any biscuits? Yes, I’ve just bought some

some of

.Come over here and meet some of my friends

some more

.I’ve got some more photos of her upstairs

some other

.There are some other reasons as well as those I have mentioned

a few

(quantifier)

: a small number of people, things etc

.Are there any chocolates left? Only a few

 .They went to China a few years ago

.We know a few people who work in advertising

a few of

.I’m going to the club with a few of my friends

several

(quantifier)

: more than a few people or things, but not a large number

.The President visited several states on his tour

.We’ve had several meetings, but nothing has been agreed

.She’s been to Japan several times

several of

.I’ve read several of his books and they’re really good

.Several of the islands have beautiful beaches

a number of [quantifier] several

.A number of people said they had seen the stolen van earlier in the day

.We have received a number of complaints about last night’s programme

.A number of her ideas were very good indeed

a couple of

(a couple of)

: informal a very small number but at least two

.I’d just like to ask you a couple of questions before you go

.Those baskets are nice, and they only cost a couple of quid

.There wasn’t much mail this morning – just a couple of bills

 

:Practice

: Fill in the blanks with appropriate words

.N1. Those baskets are nice, and they only cost a …………… of quid
.N2. A …………… of her ideas were very good indeed
.N3. I’ve read …………… of his books and they’re really good
.N4. I’m going to the club with a …………… of my friends
.N5. There were …………… children playing in the street
.N6. Have we got …………… biscuits? Yes, I’ve just bought some

 

:Answers

Couple / number / several / few / some / any

 

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