Quantity adjectives, as the name suggests, are used to provide information in describing the quantity of something as a whole. However, it does not provide the quantity in numerical or exact values which is what numeral adjectives are used for. They must be accompanied by a noun otherwise they would be quantifier pronouns.
In the table below are the most commonly used quantity adjectives.
|Quantity adjectives||Quantity adjectives examples|
|Some||Can I have some protein shake as well?|
|Any||I don't need any sauce with that.|
|Many||There are many companies in the area.|
|Much||I don't have much patience these days.|
|Little||I got very little assistance with that.|
|Most||Most people aren't ready for that.|
|No||There was no point in maintaing the lie.|
|None||None of us were pleased.|
|Enough||I have wasted more than enough time on this.|
|All||He lost all of his wealth.|
|Substantial||We have a substantial knowledge on the topic.|
|Whole||I ate the whole meal by myself.|
|Too||There is too much injustice in the world.|
Adjectives of quantity list: some, any, many, much, little, most, no, none, enough, all, substantial, whole, too
Quantifier pronouns are used to indicate a quantity that is not precisely known. They are countable and noncountable, based on what is being discussed one needs to use the correct form. Quantifier pronouns and quantity adjectives share many of the same words to express quantity, however, with pronouns they replace the noun in the sentence whereas with the adjectives it is obligatory that they are accompanied by a noun.
|Any||Are there any in the fridge?||Are there any tomatoes in the fridge?|
The adjective enough needs to be placed in front of a noun and after a qualifying adjective. Whereas, the adjective too must always be before an adjective. In a majority of the cases, it may be accompanied by the adjectives many and much. The adjectives enough and too are not interchangeable.
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