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Sentence Examples With the Word ‘Little’. Over 50 Sentences


Little — US. [ˈlɪtl], UK. [ˈlɪt(ə)l]

Main meanings:

  1. Small in size or amount.
  2. Young or immature.
  3. Of limited importance or significance.
  4. Used to express affection or endearment.
  5. Short in duration or extent.
  6. Used to indicate a smaller amount or degree than is usual or expected.


10 simple sentences:

  • She has a little puppy.
  • A little kindness goes a long way.
  • I need a little more time.
  • He’s a little tired today.
  • The little girl smiled sweetly.
  • He knew very little about it.
  • I have a little surprise for you.
  • Is there a little sugar left?
  • The little boy loves ice cream.
  • She’s a little bit shy.


The sentences from movies:

Just a little bit. – Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011)

Yeah, a little surprise. – Transformers (2007)

This will feel a little weird. – The Matrix (1999)

You seemed just a little sad. – The Terminator (1984)

Just for a little while. – A Thousand and One (2023)

Einstein, you little devil! – Back to the Future (1985)

This is my little brother Pat. – Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

This place is a little dead. – The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

But I need a little help here. – Avatar (2009)

Hello, little fella. – Finding Nemo (2003)

You are in hell, little man. – Batman Begins (2005)

You leave me with little choice. – Braveheart (1995)

This thing sticks a little bit. – Groundhog Day (1993)

Howdy, little lady. – Toy Story (1995)

This is a little ridiculous. – Air (2023)

There was always a little harassment. – Goodfellas (1990)

She’s a little blood-splattered angel. – Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)

A little afternoon. – The Hunger Games (2012)

Little something for later. – Shutter Island (2010)

A little couples therapy. – No Time to Die (2021)

What a cute little mask. – The Hangover Part II (2011)

A really cool little boy. – The Sixth Sense (1999)

And until a little while ago. – Joker (2019)

Don’t be afraid, little snipe. – Up (2009)

Forgive me, I’m a little bit of a detective. – How I Met Your Mother (2005)

Hey, little guy! – Home Alone (1990)

I can even let you keep a little of the money. – No Country for Old Men (2007)

Come on, little one. – Jurassic Park (1993)

A little bonus for us. – Die Hard (1988)

To kill the little man with the pills. – The Terminal (2004)

A little rebellion, a little adventure. – Tangled (2010)

A little strange? – Wedding Crashers (2005)

Ya, my little cousin being little man. – Gran Torino (2009)

Drown this a little. – Black Swan (2010)

You are welcome, little girl! – Despicable Me 2 (2013)

You seem a little heightened. – Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)

The little guy is gone to a nice little sleep now. – District 9 (2009)

A little harsh. – Gone Girl (2014)

My guys are a little paranoid. – Ready Player One (2018)

Just taking a little blood. – Thor (2011)

So it makes little difference! – Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999)

Oh, my little baby. – Taken (2009)

Every dirty little secret he has. – The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)