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less is used when
the items in questions are more abstract in number and cannot be counted (less sand or flour)
whether vs. if
after prepositions, use whether
use whether before infinitives
use whether to front a question
use whether with or
use whether when selecting between two choices
less vs. fewer
Use fewer if you're referring to people or things in the plural (e.g. houses, newspapers, dogs, students, children)
Use less when you're referring to something that can't be counted or doesn't have a plural (e.g. money, air, time, music, rain).
Less is also used with numbers when they are on their own and with expressions of measurement or time
greater than vs. more than
greater than = describing numbers
more than = describing numbers of objects and making comparisons
when a pronoun is singular
if you can place the word one after a pronoun, it's a singular pronoun that takes a singular verb tense.
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