6-05. distance, distances, distance between, distances between.
[X is the distance between J and K.] = J and K are two things that are not touching. X is a length you can think about like this: One end of something can touch J at the same time that its other end touches K if its length is X, but not if its length is less than X.
[The distance between these two buildings is the same as the distance between these two big plants.]
[X is narrow.] = You think like this about the distance between two sides of X: All parts of one side are near to the other side. The distance between these two sides is very much less than the length of X.
[This kind of plant has many long narrow parts.]
[X is wide.] = You think like this about the distance between two sides of X: X is not narrow. All parts of one side are far from the other side.
[Many people can be inside this building because it is long and wide.]
6-08. several, several of.
[There are several things here.] = There are more than two things here, but not very many.
[I see several animals near the water.]
There are two containers here. One is narrow, and the other is wide.
There are several living things __________.