• Noun: a small amount or duration; example: "he accepted the little they gave him"
• Adj: limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent; examples: "a little dining room", "a little house", "a small car", "a little (or small) group"
• Adj: (quantifier used with mass nouns) small in quantity or degree; not much or almost none or (with `a') at least some; examples: "little rain fell in May", "gave it little thought", "little hope remained", "little time is left", "we still have little money", "a little hope remained"
• Adj: of short duration or distance; examples: "a brief stay in the country", "in a little while", "it's a little way away"
• Adj: (of children and animals) young, immature; examples: "what a big little boy you are", "small children"
• Adj: (informal) small and of little importance; examples: "a fiddling sum of money", "a footling gesture", "our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war", "a little (or small) matter", "a dispute over niggling details", "limited to petty enterprises", "piffling efforts", "giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction"
• Adj: (of a voice) faint; examples: "a little voice", "a still small voice"
• Adj: lowercase; examples: "little a", "small a", "e.e.cummings's poetry is written all in minuscule letters"
• Adj: small in a way that arouses feelings (of tenderness or its opposite depending on the context); examples: "a nice little job", "bless your little heart", "my dear little mother", "a sweet little deal", "I'm tired of your petty little schemes", "filthy little tricks", "what a nasty little situation"
• Adv: not much; example: "he talked little about his family"
Culture and tradition have to change little by little. So 'new' means a little twist, a marriage of Japanese technique with French ingredients. My technique. Indian food, Korean food; I put Italian mozzarella cheese with sashimi. I don't think 'new new new.' I'm not a genius. A little twist.
Expecting to be able to get rid of the competitive drive, first of all, flies in the face of human nature - and little girls certainly have this drive, as much as little boys do, or at least the little girls I have observed in my immediate family have it.
I think if you look at yesterday's New York Times poll, particularly when you judge Democrats in Congress versus the Republicans in Congress, people put a little more faith, or even a little more than a little more faith in the Democrats in Congress.
A long time ago, when all the grandfathers and grandmothers of today were little boys and little girls or very small babies, or perhaps not even born, Pa and Ma and Mary and Laura and Baby Carrie left their little house in the Big Woods of Wisconsin.
These individuals on steroids, does it enhance their career, does it give them a little more strength, a little more stamina, a little more psychological edge? Absolutely. How do you determine what - what their stats would be without steroids? It's impossible to tell.
I don't know anything more piggish - I don't know anything more un-American than saying, 'Oh, I'm worried about my own little handout or my own little program or my own little economy and we'll kick this can down the road and let some future generation deal with it.'
Because in order to beat Jimmy, I had to get around the ball a little bit quicker so I wasn't always on defensive and catching the ball on last stride, that I had little more time. Once I was able to get little bit quicker, then it has helped me a lot.
I think all of us who kind of live within the sport recognize that Davis Cup certainly could be a little more visible if perhaps there were some adjustments made to it, and it was made a little bit more easy to understand for the fans, if there's a little bit more of a start and finish line.