Fewer vs. Less

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What´s the difference between "fewer" and "less"?

Fewer vs. Less

"Fewer" refers to numbers and is used with plural nouns. "Less" refers to amount or degree and is used with singular nouns.

Ex: There is less crime because there are fewer criminals.

   

Comments

1/6/2009 1:37:40 PM
Tim said:

Also: This line is for customers with twelve items or fewer. ("Less" is incorrect, albeit common!)




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