little adjective (SMALL)
It came in a little box. 它是裝在一個小盒子裡送來的。
He gave a little smile. 他微微笑了笑。
a little something
- The dog's name was engraved on a little metal disc attached to its collar.
- We tried to arrange a ceremony with as little fuss as possible.
- Hyperactive children often have poor concentration and require very little sleep.
- Several little boats escorted the sailing ship into the harbour.
- You turn this little knob to adjust the volume.
little adjective (YOUNG)
little adjective (EMPHASIZE)
He's a nasty little man. 他可真是個討厭的傢夥。
- I'm not interested in all their silly little likes and dislikes.
- You told Mrs Cooper that it was me who tipped the paint over, didn't you - you nasty little sneak!
- I had a nice little snooze in the back of the car.
- All you ate was a tiddly little piece of cake.
- You little liar! You know that's not true!
little adjective (UNIMPORTANT)
It's often the little things that count the most. 常常是一些微不足道的東西發揮的作用最大。
little determiner (NOT ENOUGH)
B1 not much or enough不多的，不足的，很少的
They have very little money. 他們手頭錢很少。
There's so little choice. 可選擇的餘地太小了。
little pronoun, noun (SMALL AMOUNT)
I could only hear a little of what they were saying. 他們說的話我只能聽到一點。
little pronoun, noun (NOT ENOUGH)
B1 an amount that is not much or not enough不多的，不足的，很少的
We did very little on Sunday. 星期天我們做的工作很少。
Very little of what he said made any sense to me. 他說的話我幾乎一點都不明白。
The government has done little or nothing to help the poorest people in this country. 政府幾乎沒有採取任何措施來幫助國內最貧窮的人們。
little adverb (SMALL AMOUNT)
a little (bit)