I sometimes get these two words confused so I thought I would share with you what I have found.
What is rhubarb? Most Japanese people have probably never heard of it, let alone seen it. Rhubarb is a vegetable with thick red stalks and big green leaves. Unlike most other vegetables, you won't see rhubarb tossed into a salad, stir fried, or added to a soup. It is most often used in dessert recipes and has a sour taste, which is almost always sweetened with sugar.
A little and a few are quantifiers that mean "some".
Little and few have negative meanings. We use them to mean "not as much as we wished for or expected"
- A little and A few with a noun -
We use a little with uncountable nouns and a few with plural countable nouns
- I try to save a little money every month. - some, a small amount
- I want to spend a few days in Hokkaido this summer.
- Little and few with a noun -
We use little with uncountable nouns. We use few with plural countable nouns.
- I have very little money to spend on eating out.
- There are few cities in Japan that have public rubbish cans.
I hope this helps you all out!
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