# Focus on nominals: practice grammar book for intermediate learners of English. Бочарова М.В - 37 стр.

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TASK 58. Fill in the blanks with A FEW, A LITTLE, (VERY) FEW, (VERY)
LITTLE, MUCH, MANY, A LOT / LOTS OF, PLENTY OF.
A.
1. The exam results were disappointing – there were __________ students
2. Were there _______ people at the meeting?
3. Please, eat up; there’s _______ food.
4. It was a pleasant garden. There were flowers and __________ trees as
well as a beautiful lawn.
5. There was _______ food in the fridge so we had a snack.
6. Nowadays there are ______ families that could afford to spend their holi-
7. The new president was almost unknown abroad. There were ________
people who knew his name.
8. You don’t need to hurry – there’s still ________ time left.
9. I tried to help but there was ________ I could do.
10. The northeast has become a depressed area with ______ unemployment.
There are ____ jobs for school-leavers.
11. There wasn’t _______ furniture in the flat – just ________ chairs.
12. There are _______ eggs and _______ bacon. Will you go and buy some?
13. There are _______ people who can say that they always tell the truth.
14. There’s _______ dust on these books. Fetch me a duster.
15. There wasn’t _______ we could do so we went home.
16. I’ll have to work after hours today – there are ________ things to do till
tomorrow.
17. His ideas are difficult and there are ______ people who understand them.
18. His ideas are difficult but there are ______ people who understand them.
19. There was ______ hope – the patient was obviously dying.
20. The patient seemed to be dying but there still was ______ hope.
TASK 58. Fill in the blanks with A FEW, A LITTLE, (VERY) FEW, (VERY)
LITTLE, MUCH, MANY, A LOT / LOTS OF, PLENTY OF.
A.
1. The exam results were disappointing  there were __________ students
2. Were there _______ people at the meeting?
3. Please, eat up; theres _______ food.
4. It was a pleasant garden. There were flowers and __________ trees as
well as a beautiful lawn.
5. There was _______ food in the fridge so we had a snack.
6. Nowadays there are ______ families that could afford to spend their holi-
7. The new president was almost unknown abroad. There were ________
people who knew his name.
8. You dont need to hurry  theres still ________ time left.
9. I tried to help but there was ________ I could do.
10. The northeast has become a depressed area with ______ unemployment.
There are ____ jobs for school-leavers.
11. There wasnt _______ furniture in the flat  just ________ chairs.
12. There are _______ eggs and _______ bacon. Will you go and buy some?
13. There are _______ people who can say that they always tell the truth.
14. Theres _______ dust on these books. Fetch me a duster.
15. There wasnt _______ we could do so we went home.
16. Ill have to work after hours today  there are ________ things to do till
tomorrow.
17. His ideas are difficult and there are ______ people who understand them.
18. His ideas are difficult but there are ______ people who understand them.
19. There was ______ hope  the patient was obviously dying.
20. The patient seemed to be dying but there still was ______ hope.
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