Talk:a little

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"she stopped short and for a little stood like a stricken thing" - "a little" is an adverb here? not something more nominal? Helenpaws (talk) 07:07, 14 September 2018 (UTC)

I would call that an NP, like "a week" or "a while" or "a moment". Equinox 07:13, 14 September 2018 (UTC)