Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Few"

The meaning of "Few" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does a few too many mean?
A: it’s just another way of saying there is “too much” of something. It’s a nicer way of saying that there was an excess in the amount. For example, a common expression is “he had a few too many drinks last night” or “I’ve skipped a few too many classes”. I hope this helps!
Q: What does few mean?
A: Alguns :)
- I need a few minutes.
(preciso de alguns minutos.)
- We only have a few vegetables!
(nós temos só alguns vegetais!)
Q: What does few mean?
A: Few means little, a couple or not many. For example, I have a few pairs of shoes.
Q: What does quite a few mean?
A: @J17m6: thanks! But why do you guys use "quite a few" instead of "many"? Is there any difference?
Q: What does quite a few mean?

Example sentences using "Few"

Q: Please show me example sentences with all but a few .
A: All but a few of us like ice cream.

All but a few of the politicians voted for this bill.

It means (almost everyone)


Other expressions,

The majority of us

Most of us
Q: Please show me example sentences with few / a few / little / a little.
A:
There are few people singing in the choir.
I have a few cans of soup.
She is little compared to her tall brother.
I would like to eat a little dessert.
Q: Please show me example sentences with Quite a few.
A: Quite a few students didn’t show up for the exam. Quite a lot failed it.
Q: Please show me example sentences with a few of and a little of.
A: I like coffee a lot. me gusta mucho el café
I drink lots of coffee. Bebo/tomo mucho café
Be sure to drink lots of water/ Asegúrese de beber mucha agua.
https://dictionary.cambridge.org/grammar/british-grammar/quantifiers/much-many-a-lot-of-lots-of-quantifiers
Q: Please show me example sentences with A few and a little.
A: “I have few money”
“I have a little bit of money”

Synonyms of "Few" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between (a) few and many and (a) little and much ?
A: few and many are used for "countable" nouns - literally things you can count e.g. cars, oranges, people, eggs. Little and much are used for "uncountable" nouns - things you can't count such as sugar, sand, water, milk.....
Q: What is the difference between a few and a little ?
A: ‘A few’ means a small number, not many. It has a positive meaning. It is an Adjective of NUMBER.

Ex: I have a few good friends here in India.

A few more days are left to complete the course.

‘A little’ means some , but not much. It also has positive meaning.

Ex: He has a little sense. ( =some sense )

There is still a little water left in the tank.
Q: What is the difference between Few and A few ?
A: Few students because it is plural (more than one)
Q: What is the difference between few and bit ?
A: few can be related to numbers. Give me a few pencils.
bit just means a little. I feel a bit sleepy
Q: What is the difference between few and little ?
A: Los dos significan "poco" pero 'little' se utiliza con sustantivos en singular y casi siempre incontables mientras que 'few' se utiliza con sustantivos en plural.

Translations of "Few"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? a few
a little
A:

few - \ˈfyü\


little - \ˈli-təl\

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Other questions about "Few"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce few.
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Q: Quite few =very few
Quite little = very little
Does this sound natural?
A: Quite few isn’t natural. You could say “quite a few
“He had practiced quite a few times before, so he was ready for the challenge.”
Quite little also sounds unnatural, but a native speaker would understand.
“His size was quite little compared to the building.”
Q: " a few" or " few"
A: "A few people think that smoking is healthy."
= Some people think that smoking is healthy.

"Few people think that smoking is healthy."
= Only a few people, a very small number, think that smoking is healthy; most think that it is not.
Q: She was faired fews weeks latter. John was engaged in new job. I congratulated him and suggest to go dine Does this sound natural?
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Q: A few Does this sound natural?
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