few

[ US /ˈfju/ ]
[ UK /fjˈuː/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. 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
NOUN
  1. a small elite group
    it was designed for the discriminating few
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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
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