Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Quantity"

The meaning of "Quantity" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does small quantity available mean?
A: There are not very many left. Limited supply.
Q: What does "We are no where near the quantities you make" mean?
A: It means they can not make as much as you.
Q: What does substantial quantities of water mean?
A: A large amount of water

Example sentences using "Quantity"

Q: Please show me example sentences with quantity.
A: I want to by car parts, any quantity, any quality to stock up my new spare parts shop.
Q: Please show me example sentences with



A large quantity of
Large quantities of
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A: "he used a large quantity of pens to finish his drawing"
"he has a large quantity of pens"

to make the sentence sound more natural i would say:
"he used a lot of pens to finish his drawing"
"he has a lot of pens"/"he has many pens"

Synonyms of "Quantity" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between quantity and amount ?
A: Both mean the same thing. :)
Q: What is the difference between willing to (e.g. we're willing to sell another large quantity of the item) and would like to (e.g. we would like to sell another large quantity of the item) ?
A: if you are willing to sell something it means that you would sell the item but! would need something more in return.

example: "I am willing to sell my computer but you would have to give me a better price. ₩500 isn't enough."

the difference is that "would like to" implies you WILL sell it. "willing to" means you need, in most cases a higher value in return.

please reply if you need more help.
Q: What is the difference between quantity and amount ?
A: They're often interchangeable, but:
quantity = generally countable things like apples, books, dollars
amount = measurable but not countable: water, love, money
Q: What is the difference between quantity and amount ?
A: quantity usually refers to something that you can put a specific number to; amount is more general... "I have a lot of beans" is an amount of beans, but "I have 5 beans" is a quantity
Q: What is the difference between The quantity of A and The amount of A ?
A: They are almost exactly the same thing. "Amount of" is more common and general. You can usually use both the same way.

There is a slight difference if you wanted to learn it.

Amount = how much of an unspecific thing (amount of water, amount of trees)

Quantity = how much of a specific thing (quantity of boxes in a room, quantity of animals in a zoo). Quantity sounds more technical and scientific.

Translations of "Quantity"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? It improve the quantity of life nowaday.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? quantity
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? More quantity order, the cost go down
A: The price per unit goes down the more units you order

Or

Ordering a greater quantity will reduce your cost per unit
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? quantity (pronunciation please)
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? quantity
A: @duck870903:

Other questions about "Quantity"

Q: Please let me know a quantity of "ABC". does this sound natural?
A: Please let me know *the* quantity of "ABC". Very close!
Q: a quantity of books does this sound natural?
A: @ExtremelyCruel: while this statement conveys the meaning. A better way of framing it would be - a number of books.
Q: From what quantity could you give us a discount? does this sound natural?
A: How many would I buy to get a discount?

What is the quantity for a discount?

You could also say...

"On what quantity would you give us a discount?" but that is quite formal.
Q: It's not about quantity. It's about taking pleasure in the perfection and the beauty of the particular. does this sound natural?
A: The way you said pleasure is kinda weird but only because of your accent it's good though! Maybe a little too sophisticated for some people to understand but nice job!
Q: GMAT考试中说vast quantities of people是错的,但是quantities of后可数和不可数都可以接阿?
A: Yes, of course

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