Positive Expressions From All to None |
With Count Nouns |
With Non-Count Nouns |
Positive Expressions |

I ate all the cookies in the bag.
100 percent were eaten. |
all
any
each
every |
all
any |
I ate all the rice. |

I ate almost all the cookies. |
almost all |
almost all |
I ate almost all the rice. |

I ate most of the cookies. |
most of |
most of |
I ate most of the rice. |

I ate lots of cookies. |
a great many
a lot of
lots of
many
plenty of |
a great deal of
a lot of
lots of
much
plenty of |
I ate a great deal of rice. |

I ate quite a lot of cookies. |
quite a few
quite a lot |
quite a bit of |
I ate quite a bit of rice. |

I ate some of the cookies. |
some of
several
a certain number of |
some
a certain amount of |
I ate some rice. |

I ate a few of the cookies. |
a few |
a little |
I ate a little rice. |