too much, enough, a lot and some

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too much, enough, a lot and some

Unread post by fefe76 » Fri Jan 05, 2007 4:11 pm

mmmm hi all im new here and have a question

i have a sentence

There aren't ......... biscuits on this plate.

a)too much b)a lot c)enough d)some

I know the answer is c) but what is being tested in this question ...i need to explain what this sentence is testing for ....i know some is a determiner but the rest :?:

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Unread post by zuzgor » Sat Jan 06, 2007 6:04 pm

1. It could be:
a. count and non-count nouns
We use much for non-count nouns. Biscuits are count nouns. We use - many.
b. a lot is missing "of"
d. Some and any
some - use in a positive statement
any - use in a negative statement. There aren't any biscuits....

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