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many or too many



samahdaba1983**
Syria

many or too many
 
Good morning.
I īd like to know the difference between " many , too many" , "few, too few". 

6 Feb 2013      



Apodo
Australia

Many = a big number, a lot

Too many = more than required
 
Few = a small number, not many
 
Too few = Not enough, you need more
 
The elevator can carry 10 people. 11 people is too many.
 
I have a few eggs (4). I need 5 eggs for this recipe - 4 eggs is too few.
 

7 Feb 2013