[ US /ˈfju/ ]
[ UK /fjˈuː/ ]
[ UK /fjˈuː/ ]
a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `a'; a small but indefinite number
an invalid's pleasures are few and far between
few roses were still blooming
a few more wagons than usual
few women have led troops in battle
a few weeks ago
a small elite group
it was designed for the discriminating few
How To Use few In A Sentence
- Mix together with as few stirs as possible - mixing too much will make the muffins too dense and heavy. The Sun
- By the time harmony was a few centuries old, it began to shiver and shake from them.
- It also seems to carry the well-tempered glow of late Woody Allen with a well-satisfied view of late life and with few illusions. The Unshine Boys
- 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