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Quantifiers used with uncountable nouns include lessleast, and much.

Examples:

  • The new recruits now take less time to complete their tasks.
  • Research into the water-borne disease will require much effort.
  • Even the least noise will make the dog bark.

 

Much
Quantifier much is usually used in questions and negative statements.

 

Examples:

  • I don’t have much money to keep in my new wallet. (Negative)
  • How much money have you brought with you for this trip?

 

Little and a little
Little and a little are expressions of quantity used before uncountable nouns. Little has a negative meaning implying scarcely any is available or almost noneA little means a small amount.

 

Examples:

  • I got very little sleep last night with that noise downstairs.
  • There seemed (very) little hope of recovery for the accident victim.
  • There is a little meat in the fridge for the supper dish.
    (Positive - small amount and looks like it's enough for supper)
  • There is a little of the cheese on your upper lip.

 

Quantity word + of: Uncountable Nouns
The quantity word + of include a bit ofa great deal of, and a large amount of.

 

Examples:

  • I’m having a bit of pain on my back.
  • A great deal of her work is massaging the back of patients.
  • The drugs were sold for a large amount of hard cash.