[Grammar] little

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heyt

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Hi,

Could you tell me if the use of little is correct in these sentences:

My salary is little. My pension is little.

Thank you very much, :)
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Harry Smith

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Hi,

Could you tell me if the use of little is correct in these sentences:

My salary is little. My pension is little.

Thank you very much, :)
heyt

I think it's ok!
 

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I would say small in this context.

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I would say "My salary is very low". We generally refer to salaries as low or high.

With pensions, I'm not so sure. Perhaps "meagre"?
 

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Actually, I would say "low" too. Boy, I'm so agreeable today.

I guess I was thinking "retirement fun" as a lump sum of money, not a pension, which I think you're paid a bit at a time. (No one I know has a pension.)
 

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Or "pitiful" if it's really low and you're feeling sorry for yourself!:-D
 
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