much vs little

much

Definitions

adverb

  1. to a very great degree or extent
  2. to a great degree or extent
  3. (degree adverb used before a noun phrase) for all practical purposes but not completely
  4. frequently or in great quantities
  5. very

noun

  1. a great amount or extent

adjective

  1. (quantifier used with mass nouns) great in quantity or degree or extent

Examples

Mix together with as few stirs as possible - mixing too much will make the muffins too dense and heavy.

Secondly, he makes the team too much money, raking in ticket and merchandise sales like crazy.

Much investigative journalism involves some form of subterfuge.

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little

Definitions

adverb

  1. not much

adjective

  1. (of children and animals) young, immature
  2. limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
  3. (quantifier used with mass nouns) small in quantity or degree; not much or almost none or (with `a') at least some
  4. small in a way that arouses feelings (of tenderness or its opposite depending on the context)
  5. low in stature; not tall
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noun

  1. a small amount or duration

Examples

He was a cute little beggar, looked like you as well.

A little pyrotechnics display tacked on just serves to emphasise its lack of cutting edge.

I'm just a little bit caught in the middle. Life is a maze and love is a riddle, I don't know where to go, can't do it alone.

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