Значение идиомы quite a little

[quite a little] or {informal} [quite a bit] also {formal} [not alittle] {n.} or {adj. phr.} Rather a large amount; rather much; morethan a little.

We are not finished; quite a little is left to do.

Cleaning the backyard needed quite a little work.

– The phrase”quite a bit” is used like an adjective only before “less”, “more”.

Six inches of snow fell today, and quite a bit more is comingtonight.

– Sometimes used like an adverb.

Harry was sick quite alittle last winter.

Compare: A LITTLE, A LOT, QUITE A PEW.


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