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Over 50 Simple Sentences With the Word ‘Less’


Less — US. [les], UK. [les]

Main meanings:

  1. In a smaller quantity or amount.
  2. Not as much or not to the same extent.
  3. With a lower degree or intensity.


10 simple sentences:

  • We need less sugar in coffee.
  • He earns less money than before.
  • My sister ate less food than usual.
  • They have less time to finish.
  • Less noise helps me concentrate.
  • This T-shirt costs less than that.
  • Cody’s less tall than his brother.
  • Do you have less work today?
  • The box weighs less than expected.
  • I want less pepper in my soup.


The sentences from movies:

Less than two minutes! – Incredibles 2 (2018)

No more, no less.Pulp Fiction (1994)

Don’t take less than a hundred. – Pretty Woman (1990)

Maybe I should look for something less cool. – The Family Plan (2023)

Named after Scarlett O’Hara, but much less trouble. – Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)

You bathe less.Rear Window (1954)

One less share, right? – The Dark Knight (2008)

The entire vehicle weighs less than 1,850 pounds. – Rat Race (2001)

Less, a word and a name. – Yes Man (2008)

Did it grow less?Leave Her to Heaven (1945)

I said no less than 15! – Gangs of New York (2002)

Perhaps a less defensive tack, Your Eminence. – The Da Vinci Code (2006)

Things are less simple today. – Troy (2004)

Less soot here, more heat. – Backdraft (1991)

A half year should do it, maybe less.Match Point (2005)

The less sense it makes, the better. – Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022)

Maybe less, if I can make a deal. – Scarface (1983)

Less talking, if you don’t mind. – Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

It doesn’t make Charlie any less special. – Queen Bees (2021)

A little less bend, a little more snap. – Legally Blonde (2001)

I’m sure the less we know, the better. – Plane (2023)

Less than 10 minutes. – Independence Day (1996)

It stings less.Avatar: The Way of Water (2022)

You were there for less than a year. – The Devil Wears Prada (2006)

A year and a half, more or less.Once Upon a Time in America (1984)

Less than two minutes. – La La Land (2016)

Okay, maybe a little less talking, more eating. – Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)

This doesn’t make me love you any less.Her (2013)

26,000 views in less than five minutes. – We Have a Ghost (2023)

Right, to care less.28 Days (2000)

Anything less?Oppenheimer (2023)

That’s almost four hundred less than The Ritz. – Inglourious Basterds (2009)

Ten minutes, maybe less.The Towering Inferno (1974)

Less ridiculous? – Blue Beetle (2023)

It’s less.Schindler’s List (1993)

Nothing less than a hundred. – The Circus (1928)

I’m talking, less than a thimbleful. – Meet The Fockers (2004)

Less strings. – The Red Shoes (1948)

It was less graphic. – Malcolm & Marie (2021)

A high-priced dress made by mice no less.Shrek 2 (2004)

Want less.Women Talking (2022)

He owns less than 1%. – Wall Street (1987)

Well, more or less.Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1966)

They cost about 100 or less.Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

For those ten seconds or less I’m free. – The Fast and the Furious (2001)

More or less than a Tesla? – M3GAN (2022)

But no more, no less.One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)

I find less is more. – Paul (2011)

Doesn’t make it less true. – 500 Days Of Summer (2009)

The cost is much less here. – A Fistful of Dollars (1964)

Less than it’s gonna cost them. – Ready Player One (2018)