Noun(1) a small elite group
Adjective(1) a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `a'; a small but indefinite number
(1) She also asked him a few more questions until we were certain he was my twin brother.(2) If we lose or draw, then I wouldn't see us being able to make up that ground in so few games.(3) It needs to have a mass appeal so it stays firmly in the mainstream and takes few risks.(4) there were as few as ten of us at first(5) Emancipation is not a right that can be curtailed in favour of the interests of the few .(6) he's a man of few words(7) The Thals are one of the very few powers in this world able to make me root for the Daleks.(8) one of the few who survived(9) few of the students are finding work(10) of the few that are available, two are old(11) it was one of the few times I spoke to him(12) It is one of Cumbria's few evergreen flora of the fells and can be seen all year round.(13) His education, he told me, was unlikely to get him a decent job and he had few friends.(14) Place the warm fennel on the plate and arrange the fish on top with a few of the cucumber pieces.(15) there are too few people willing to help(16) Try to be nice about it though and offer them a can of beer or you will make few friends.
1. not many ::
2. hardly any ::
3. scarcely any ::
4. a small number of ::
ndogo idadi ya
5. a small amount of ::
kiasi kidogo cha
6. one or two ::
moja au mbili
7. a handful of ::
8. little ::
9. a small number ::
10. a handful ::
11. one or two ::
moja au mbili
12. a couple ::
13. two or three ::
mbili au tatu
14. not many ::
15. hardly any ::
Different Formsfew, fewer, fewest, fewness
Word Example from TV Shows
The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.
This is where we enter
the city. Very FEW guards. They know me.
Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 9
Okay, so he's got money,
and it's a FEW gifts and a car.
The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 4
And I think having her mother around
for at least the first FEW years...
Breaking Bad Season 2, Episode 12
- A FEW minutes ago would've been better.
The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 7
I just wanna ask you a FEW questions
about Howard Wolowitz.
The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 7
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