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few

Definitions by Oxford


[fjuː], (Determiner)

Definitions:
- a small number of
(e.g: may I ask a few questions?)

- used to emphasize how small a number is
(e.g: he had few friends)


Phrases:
- a good few
- as few as
- every few
- few and far between
- have a few
- no fewer than
- not a few
- quite a few
- some few

Origin:
Old English fēawe, fēawa, of Germanic origin; related to Old High German fao, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin paucus and Greek pauros ‘small’


[fjuː], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- a small number of
(e.g: may I ask a few questions?)

- used to emphasize how small a number is
(e.g: he had few friends)


Phrases:
- a good few
- as few as
- every few
- few and far between
- have a few
- no fewer than
- not a few
- quite a few
- some few

Origin:
Old English fēawe, fēawa, of Germanic origin; related to Old High German fao, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin paucus and Greek pauros ‘small’


[fjuː], (Pronoun)

Definitions:
- a small number of people or things
(e.g: I will recount a few of the stories told me)

- used to emphasize how small a number of people or things is
(e.g: few thought to challenge these assumptions)


Phrases:
- a good few
- as few as
- every few
- few and far between
- have a few
- no fewer than
- not a few
- quite a few
- some few

Origin:


[fjuː], (Noun)

Definitions:
- the minority of people; the elect
(e.g: art is not just for the few)


Phrases:
- a good few
- as few as
- every few
- few and far between
- have a few
- no fewer than
- not a few
- quite a few
- some few

Origin:







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