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    #1

    little

    Is 'little' a determiner or an adjective?
    Little efforts can make a big difference.



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    #2

    Re: little

    An adjective.
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    #3

    Re: little

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    An adjective.
    One way we know this is because efforts is plural.
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    #4

    Re: little

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    One way we know this is because efforts is plural.
    A determiner can also be added to the noun phrase: These little efforts can make a big difference.

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    #5

    Re: little

    Is this 'little' a determiner, please?

    "We assume throughout this chapter that we are in a "large" (shared, multi-user) database environment. "Small" (nonshared, single-user) DBMSs typically provide little or no recovery support;"
    An Introduction to Database Systems, 8th edition, C J Date

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    #6

    Re: little

    Yes.

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