Fewer vs Less

Fewer vs Less
Kata “less” artinya sedikit dan digunakan untuk benda tunggal seperti (less time); sedangkan “fewer” artinya sedikit dan digunakan untuk benda jamak seperti (fewer mice). Perhatikan contoh kalimat-kalimat di bawah ini untuk penjelasan yang lebih lengkap. Selamat Belajar.

1. There is less cheese on this plate. (cheese – singular)
2. There are fewer pieces of cheese on this plate. (pieces – plural)

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JUMLAH DAN NOMOR

Seperti “less”, kata “amount” dan “quantity” digunakan untuk kata benda tunggal dan kata “number” digunakan untuk benda jamak.

1. A large number of people.
2. At that stage, a huge amount of sugar and a vast quantity of milk are poured in and stirred. Shortly afterward, a seemingly infinite number of chocolates appear on the conveyor belt.

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