# Determiners are "quantifiers". They are used before nouns to ...

Determiners are quantifiers. They are used before nouns to say how much or how many of something we are talking about.

They are sometimes followed by of (usually to talk about a particular group). They are sometimes used without of (usually to talk about a general group).

When all, most, some, and a few are used to talk about people or things in general, they are used without of.

General Statements (determiner + noun)

All elementary schools have math teachers. No student in my class likes exams.

Most students like stories. All, most, some, and a few are used with of when they refer to more specific people

or things; before other determiners such as the, my, your, this, that; or before object pronouns such as us or them.

Specific Statements (determiner + of + determiner + noun) Most of my friends go to the

library after school. All of the students enjoyed the science class.

Most of those students in C ameroon speak both English and French. Specific statements with object pronoun

(determiner + of + object pronoun) All of them liked the camping trip.

A few of us didnt close both eyes. Most of us contributed to the picnic.

The exceptions are a lot of, which is a fixed expression, and all. With all, of is optional before determiners, but not before

object pronouns. A lot of the students go to school by bus. A lot of students go to school by bus.

A lot of them go to school by bus. All my friends have lunch together. All of my friends have lunch together.

All of us have lunch together. No is not followed by of or by a determiner.

No students disrespect the teacher. After none of + plural noun or pronoun,

the verb can be plural or singular, though some people think a singular verb is more correct.

None of the students was / were uninterested.

## Recently Viewed Presentations

• Predicate Logic (sections 1.3, 1.4) Predicates Universal and existential quantifiers, and the duality of the two (wrt negation) When predicates have truth values (become propositions) All of its variables are instantiated All of its variables are quantified Nested quantifiers Quantifiers...
• * The SoaML submission team Submitters 88Solutions Adaptive EDS Model Driven Solutions Capgemini Fujitsu Fundacion European Software Institute Hewlett-Packard International Business Machines MEGA International MID GmbH Rhysome Softeam Telelogic AB Supporters Everware-CBDI General Services Administration VisumPoint Mega BAE Systems DERI...
• You might be tempted to index Agency B at the Level 4 term of Utility Bill Assistance, since that incorporates all four of the specific services the agency offers. ... Sponsors two summer camps (Camp Storer and Camp Fowler) to...
• Title: PowerPoint Presentation Last modified by: Laura Gonzalez Created Date: 1/1/1601 12:00:00 AM Document presentation format: On-screen Show Other titles
• In the back of your exercise book... Grammar Starter: Making plurals Definition: Plural means more than one. Most words just add 's' to the end to make them plural but there are some unusual ones that you will have to...
• Chapter 4 Chapter Objectives Describe data and process modeling concepts and tools, including data flow diagrams, a data dictionary, and process descriptions Describe the symbols used in data flow diagrams and explain the rules for their use Draw data flow...
• Conclusions The HPC will be dominated by Peer-to-Peer Grid of clusters. Adaptive, scalable, and easy to use Systems and End-User applications will be prominent. Access electricity, internet, entertainment (music, movie,…), etc. from the wall socket! An Economics -based Service Oriented...
• Hazard Resolution. Static method: performed at compile time in software. Dynamic method: performed at runtime using hardware. Two options: Stall (costs perf.) or Forward (costs hw.) Pipeline Interlock. Hardware mechanism for dynamic hazard resolution. Must detect and enforce dependencies at...