a few

ADJECTIVE
  1. more than one but indefinitely small in number
    a couple of roses
    a few roses
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How To Use a few In A Sentence

  • By the time harmony was a few centuries old, it began to shiver and shake from them.
  • Everyone's at it - apart from a few notable and honourable exceptions. The Sun
  • What do a few lives matter now if we can find new, unpolluted territories and new ways to survive? THE ANCIENT AND SOLITARY REIGN
  • A few fields have the remains of small sunken stone dwellings, intimate as those at Skara Brae.
  • Sometime in the early eighteen hundreds, they trekked to the flat plain between the Ohio River and Lake Erie and settled in Mount Vernon, which was then a few small buildings in a forest of tall trees. A Renegade History of the United States
  • There were a few cows dotted around in the field.
  • Anybody who has ever been on a North Queensland pastoral lease knows that you can go 20, 30, 40 miles day after day and all you will see is a few brumbies and some wild pigs; you will not see any cattle anywhere.
  • Moreover some parts of gain will devolute to Italian Red Cross seriously employed in the disastrous earthquake land that hit the middle lands of Italia few weeks ago. MacMegasite
  • Divide half the mixture between 4 glass bowls, then sprinkle with a few fresh raspberries and a bit more crushed honeycomb. The Sun
  • The blame for this month's wet weather lies with the jet stream winds a few miles high. Times, Sunday Times
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