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Little is used with singular uncountable nouns.

Before a pronoun or a determiner (the, this, my) we use little of.

Little and a little

Little has a rather negative meaning. It means hardly any. A little means some.

A little can be used before comparatives as a modifier.

Little with adjectives

Little is not normally used to modify other adjectives or adverbs. However, a little can be used before certain adjectives and adverbs having a negative meaning.

See also

Laid off vs. Fired
Last and the last
Lay and lie
The least and the fewest
Less and fewer
Like and as

See also

Just, already and yet

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