Determiners are modifiers of nouns. They can provide a wide range of information. Those used to indicate the quantity of something are called Quantitative Determiners or Quantifiers.
We use Quantitative Determiners/Quantifiers to describe the quantity of something. You can find the main Quantitative Determiners/Quantifiers below:
- None (of);
- A number of;
- Enough (of);
- A lot (of);
- Most (of);
- All (of).
- I have three leather jackets, he has none.
None of their children has dark skin.
- A number of pilots were waiting.
- There isn’t enough red wine for everyone.
There are enough of us to get the group price.
- A lot can happen in a long trip.
A lot of things can happen in a long trip.
- This plant has the most strawberries.
Most of the students in our university are from France.
- All my friends like drawing.
All of my friends like drawing.
We use Quantitative Determiners to indicate the quantity of something.
- None (of) (not any, not one or no person);
- A number of (more than two but fewer than many);
- Enough (of) (quantity, quality, or scope that meets requirements, demands, or expectations);
- A lot (of) (a large number in quantity, scale or degree);
- Most (of) (greatest in quantity, scale, or degree, majority);
- All (of) (every one or every thing, the entire amount or number).
We use Determiners to modify nouns. Determiners which indicate the quantity of something are Quantitative Determiners/Quantifiers.
The main Quantifiers are: None (of), a number of, enough (of), a lot (of), most (of) and all (of).
— “Most of my friends are rich.” = It shows the quantity of the object.
— “All my troubles seem far away.” = It shows the quantity of the object.
Let’s revise this content within the [Form] section. Take a look at the [Example] section that shows its use within a context.