Translation:We had some difficulty arriving at the top.
January 20, 2017
"Few" and "a few" are used only with plural objects, while "qualche" is used only with singular objects. "Difficulty" can be both countable and uncountable and "some" can be used with either.
- qualche difficoltà (singular noun, but plural meaning)
- (a) few difficulties (countable, plural)
- much difficulty (uncountable)
- some difficulty (uncountable or countable, singular)
- some difficulties (countable, plural)