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What's the difference between less and lack Tell me please.
Oct 27, 2018 4:45 PM
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"Less" can be a determiner and a pronoun (less time), an adverb (less pretty), or a preposition (the original price less 10% discount = minus), used to be an adjective as well but is not any more in modern language. "Lack" can be a noun (a lack of confidence) or a verb (the hospital lacks parking spaces). You can use "less" to compare the amounts of uncountable things (meaning there's not "as much" of something) or the degree (this road is not "as" busy, it's less busy). "Lack" means that there isn't enough of something. It is not about physical vs emotional. You can have less patience = you lack patience = your lack of patience is...
October 27, 2018
Less is like something physical . Lack is something more emotional . Example : He has less money. He Lacks that energy to help the team. Hope it helps.
October 27, 2018
Less: Ex. This dress is less expensive than that other one. Ex. There is less money in here than last time. Lack: Ex. A lack evidence. Ex. She lacked confidence.
October 27, 2018
Thanks for all
October 28, 2018
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