Fewer/Less

V. Bell

Remember the difference between the words. The word fewer means a smaller number and the number can be counted.

The word less means a smaller amount.

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  1. The salad has (less,fewer) calories than that piece of pie.
  2. Your answer:


  3. That school had to cancel several classes because there were (fewer,less) students enrolling for the fall semester than anticipated.
  4. Your answer:


  5. He owns (fewer,less) stock in that company than his stockbroker told him.
  6. Your answer:


  7. During the bus strike, we found there were (fewer,less) people using some bus lines than was generally thought.
  8. Your answer:


  9. Because residents of the area conserved water so diligently, there is (fewer,less) chance of a water shortage this year.
  10. Your answer:



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