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Definición de “little” en inglés

little

adjective [before noun] (EMPHASIZE)    /ˈlɪt.l̩/ US  /ˈlɪt̬-/
B2 used to emphasize an opinion that is being given about something or someone: That was a nice little suit she was wearing. It's not a bad little restaurant, this, is it? He's a nasty little man.Very and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions Gramática:Little, a little, few, a few(A) little and (a) few are quantifiers meaning ‘some’. Little and few have negative meanings. We use them to mean ‘not as much as may be expected or wished for’.See moreGramática:A little, a few with a nounWe use a little with singular uncountable nouns. We use a few with plural countable nouns:See moreGramática:Little, few with a nounWe use little with uncountable nouns. We use few with plural countable nouns. They are used in formal contexts:See moreGramática:(A) little, (a) few without a nounWe can use (a) little and (a) few as pronouns. We can use them to substitute for a noun when it is obvious from the context:See moreGramática:(A) little of, (a) few ofWe use of with (a) little and (a) few when they come before articles (a/an, the), demonstratives (this, that), possessives (my, your) or pronouns (him, them):See moreGramática:A little: adverbWe use a little as an adverb of degree. It is more formal than a bit:See moreGramática:A little with adjectives, determiners, adverbsWe use a little before adjectives and adverbs to modify them. It is more formal than a bit:See moreGramática:Little: adjectiveWe use little as an adjective to mean ‘small’:See more
(Definition of little adjective (EMPHASIZE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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