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Is a bit colloquial?

Is a bit colloquial?

“A bit” is certainly colloquial.

What do Brits call bits?

The commonly known US phrase ‘odds and ends’ comes in handy during a quick trip, but this idiom has a British brother: bits and bobs. Derived from the words bit (coin) and bob (shilling), bits and bobs can also be used in place of ‘bits and pieces.

What does bit mean in British slang?

British/American a bit / a little. In British English it is common to use a bit to mean ‘slightly’ or ‘to a small extent’: These shoes are a bit tight. I’ll be a bit later home tomorrow.

What does give me a bit mean?

1 also intr to present or deliver voluntarily (something that is one’s own) to the permanent possession of another or others.

How much is a bit of time?

The “bit” you refer to is an extremely elastic piece of time. Without context, it generally means a short time interval- less than an hour up to a few hours. If said to someone who you see on a less frequent basis (perhaps weekly) it could cover one or two weeks. Context allows it to stretch quite a long way.

Is a few two or three?

While many people would agree that “a few” means three or more, the actual dictionary definition of “a few” is, “not many but more than one.” So, “a few” cannot be one, but it can be as low as two.

Whats the meaning of 3?

<3 is a heart lying on its side. It means “love.”

What does the 6 mean?

city of Toronto

What is the difference between many and few?

Both much and many suggest a large quantity of something, whilst little and few mean: not as much, or not as many. However, if you use a little or a few this means: a small amount! But how do we know when to use each word?

Can you give me few apples correct it?

A little is used with uncountable nouns: a little cheese (a small quantity of cheese)….Words to express quantity in English.

Affirmative Negative Interrogative
There are a few apples (not many, a small number). There aren’t many apples. Are there many apples? (is there a large number of apples?)