Most of these are quantifiers. They say how much or how many we are talking about. The most important are Some, any, no, each, every, either, neither, many, much, more, most, ( a ) little, less, least, (a )few, fewer, fewest, enough, several, all, both, half, what, whatever, which, whichever Some group ( B ) determiners are used with singular nouns ( eg. Each ), some with plurals ( eg. Many ), some with uncountable ( eg. Much ). We can put group ( B ) determiners together if the combination makes sense. We meet every few days. Have you got any more coffee?
Group ( A ) + Group ( B )
Group ( B ) determiners can be used directly before nouns, without of. Have you got any sugar? ( Not – any of sugar ) Most people agree with me. ( Not – most of people ) But if we want to put a Group ( B ) determiners before a noun which has a Group ( A ) determiners( article , possessive ), we have to use….of. Some people ( Some of the people ) Each child ( each of my children ) Enough remarks ( enough of those remarks ) Neither doors ( neither of these doors ) Most shops ( most of the shop ) Group ( B ) determiners + of can be used directly before a noun in a few cases. Most of Wales was without electricity last night. Much of philosophy is concerned with questions that have no answers.
Group ( B ) + of + pronoun
Group ( B ) determiners are used with of before pronouns. Neither of them, which of us , most of you