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Quantifiers are used to describe how much or how many of something we are talking about.
Some quantifiers are only used for countable nouns:
many - I have many friends. (many means a large quantity)
a few - I have a few friends. (a few means a small quantity)
Note: there is a difference between a few and few.
I have a few friends. - means I have some friends, but the number is not large.
I have few friends. - means I have nearly no friends.
Some are only used for uncountable nouns:
much - there isn't much milk in the fridge. (much means a large quantity, and is not used in positive sentences. lots of and a lot of are used instead.)
little - There is a little milk in the fridge.
Note: there is a difference between a little and little.
I have a little money - means I have some money, but the amount is not large.
I have little money - means I have nearly no money.
Some are used for both kinds of nouns:
a lot of - a lot of friends and a lot of money.
lots of - lots of friends and lots of money.
some - I have some friends and I have some money.
any - I don't have any money and I don't have any friends.
Some and any mean the same thing, but some is usually used for positive sentences, and any is used for negative sentences and questions:
I have some time, but I don't have any money.
Do you have any milk?
Such success has not been achieved by many players In the world of ice hockey.
Only (1) such success in the world of ice hockey.