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    #1

    When I was a kid/little?

    1. When I was a kid
    2. When I was little


    Why we don't put prefix in the second sentence, while in the first sentence we put it? Or can we say: When I was a little? Or When I was kid?
    Need some explanation here.

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    Re: When I was a kid/little?

    "Kid" is a noun and needs an article. "Little" is an adjective.

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    Re: When I was a kid/little?

    Quote Originally Posted by ucul View Post
    Or can we say: When I was a little?
    I think it would be OK if 'boy/girl' as a noun was added after 'little', but I am not a teacher.

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    Re: When I was a kid/little?

    It would be as they're nouns.

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