Quantifiers used with uncountable nouns include less, least, and much.
- With less talk, we should be able to complete what we are doing by this evening.
- Even the least noise will make the neighbour’s dog bark loudly.
- There wasn’t much food left even when we arrived early.
Quantifier much is usually used in questions and negative statements.
- How much do you know about what you are doing?
- I always don’t have much money to keep in my big wallet. (Negative)
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 none. A little means a small amount.
- I got very little sleep last night with those noises upstairs and downstairs.
- I can’t get married as I have very little money.
- There is a little cheese on your upper lip.
- Why are you frying the big fish in a little olive oil?
(Positive - small amount of olive oil but it looks like it's enough for frying.)
Quantity word + of: Uncountable Nouns
The quantity word + of include a bit of, a great deal of, and a large amount of.
- I have been watching the UFO until there’s a bit of pain in my eyes.
- A great deal of her work is massaging the back of patients.
- The smuggled drugs were reported to have been sold for a large amount of hard cash.