Russian English Dictionary

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немного in English:

1. little little


I slept a little during lunch break because I was so tired.
He's a little pale.
It was a very slow train. It stopped at every little station.
That man was standing a little ways away, but he turned when he heard Tom shout.
I hope spring sticks around just a little bit longer. I hate summers.
Since they had no children of their own, they decided to adopt a little girl.
He was looking forward to spending the weekend with her in their little cottage in Somerset.
With a little planning, I think we can take our company to the top.
Hearing about people kidnapping little children just makes my blood boil.
As a matter of fact, he knows very little of the matter.
The background check on Tom turned up suspiciously little.
I think you'll have very little difficulty in getting a driver's license.
Mary had a little lamb whose fleece was white as snow.
Could you move over a little? "Oh, sorry. I didn't realize I was taking up so much space."
From my point of view, it would be better to wait a little longer.

2. a few a few


I met a few friends.
a few apples
Give me a few examples
I still have got a few minutes.
They bought a few oranges
Krystyna, could you buy me a few eggs?
I met a few of the other employees at my interview.
Only a few books were damaged in the fire.
I have a few cars: Porshe, Ferrari, Suzuki and Fiat 126p.
I've bought a few books
I have still got a few minutes. (Mam jeszcze kilka minut.)
I'm going to Paris in a few days.
I need a few boxes of matches
I've seen a few cars I liked.
There are a few things I don't like about her.

English word "немного"(a few) occurs in sets:

And, or, but, so - и, или, но, так
и, или, но, так - And, or, but, so