indefinite determiners

Grammar tag

Indefinite Determiners

Indefinite determiners are determiners that express quantity or the indefinite ideas of quality. They agree in number and gender with the noun they modify.

 

Everything vs. All Things

'Everything' is a singular indefinite pronoun. 'All things' is a plural noun phrase. Judging by this fact, let's go through their similarities and differences.

 

Either vs. Any

When to use 'any' instead of 'either'? That’s a common question asked by English learners. To know the answer follow the article.

 

Enough vs. Plenty

Since it is a common question. Let us go through it.

 

Enough vs. a lot of

If you want to know the difference between ‘enough’ and ‘a lot of’ follow the article.

 

Little vs. Some

Both of the two words are quantifiers and they are misused a lot but if you know the meanings. It would make no confusion for you.

 

Another vs. Other

These two words are a little bit similar in meaning, but with a little effort, you will get the differences.

 

Another vs. Any Other

Another and any other are the same, and there is a delicate difference between another and any other. Let us get to know them better.

 

Another vs. Another One

Actually, there is no difference in the meaning but there is something important for you to know.

 

Each vs. Every

It is usually correct to use both, ‘each’ or ‘every’, but they have slightly different meanings.

 

Each vs. Both

'Both' and 'each' have two different meanings which makes them easy to understand.

 

Each vs. All

These two words are different as their meanings require.

 

Each vs. Each Of

Actually, these two words mean the same, but they are used in different situations.

 

Each vs. Either

Actually, either and each are misused a lot. Let us get to know them and clarify their differences.

 

All vs. Every

'All' and 'every' are used a lot in English. They tend to confuse learners as they talk about quantity.

 

All vs. Whole

Actually all and whole both refer to an entire group of people or things.

 

Some vs. Few

'Some' and 'few' both refer to a quantity. So there is always a challenge to choose between them.

 

Some vs. Any

The general rule is to use 'some' in positive, and 'any' in negative and interrogative sentences.

 

Some vs. Several

'Some' and 'several' are quantifiers, so it is important to know their differences to use them in the right way.

 

Some vs. Some Of

The difference between 'some' and 'some of' is too easy to learn. So let us start learning.

 

Any vs. All

There has been always a challenge about using "all" and "any'' in English contexts.

 

Any vs. Every

When you face these two words, at first you might think they are synonyms, but there are differences between them.

 

Such vs. Such A

Native English speakers use 'such' and 'such a,' easily without trouble, but there is a problem for new learners.

 

Such vs. These or Those

The words “such” and “these” are often confused with each other due to their nature of supporting a sentence where similar situations are being mentioned.

 
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