What Are Their Main Differences?
The main difference between 'some' and 'some of' is that 'some of' is followed by a noun phrase or pronoun.
- 'Some' is used as:
- a pronoun
- a determiner
- an adverb
- The term 'some' in the phrase 'some of' is used as:
a pronoun because there is no noun immediately after it.
Would he like
"How many mangoes are left?" "I am not sure,
If it gets
as a determiner is followed by noun phrases that are formed by one or two words.
- Some of:
is followed by noun phrases that includes determiners, pronouns, or articles.
Now let us compare them through examples.
are closed today.")
need to be renewed.")
I had to buy
When I arrived, I had
, and I went to bed.")