Little is used with singular uncountable nouns.
- She showed little interest in what I said.
- I have little interest in philosophy.
- There was little chance of winning.
- I have learned not to think little of anyone elses beliefs.
- Could I have a little of that cheese?
Little and a little
Little has a rather negative meaning. It means hardly any. A little means some.
- Give me a little milk. (= some milk)
- I have little money. (= hardly any)
- I feel a little better today.
- This car is a little faster than that car.
Little with adjectives
- It was a little embarrassing.
- You are a little late.
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