WordReference English Collocations © 2019

a little

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a little (bit) scared
  2. can I have a little more?
  3. spend a little (more) time [working, studying, cleaning]
  4. a little over [half]
  5. give them a little [extra, help]
  6. would it kill you to [help out, clean up] a little?
  7. reminds me a little of
  8. [just, not even] a little
additional examples
  1. a little (bit) scared
  2. [have, like] a little [brandy, coffee, cake]
  3. can I have a little more?
  4. [add, use] a little [sugar, flour, baking soda]
  5. spend a little (more) time [working, studying, cleaning]
  6. a little [time, money, patience]
  7. a little over [half]
  8. a little more [patience]
  9. give them a little [extra, help]
  10. a little bit [more, less] than
  11. would it kill you to [help out, clean up] a little?
  12. a little bit of [cake]
  13. reminds me a little of
  14. for (just) a little while
  15. [just, not even] a little
  16. a little [late, lazy, big, short, long]
  17. a little [further, higher, lower]
  18. is a little [old, young] (for)
  19. [just, not even] a little
  20. live a little!
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