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A FEW appears in the following pangrams (sentences using every letter of the alphabet at least once):

  • Jack amazed a few girls by dropping the antique onyx vase! (47 letters)
  • Jeb quickly drove a few extra miles on the glazed pavement. (48 letters)
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A FEW appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • So must a few drawers reward we fat sumos?
  • We fade to melodies I recall; a cerise idol emoted a few.
  • We fanatical ilk nip nine men; in pink lilac, I tan a few.
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Definition of the adjective a few

What does a few mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. more than one but indefinitely small in number
    • example: a few roses
    • adjective position: attributive adjective (it occurs before the noun)
    • synonym of a few: a couple of
    • similar: few

Other definitions of a few

What does a few also mean?


  1. A small number of


  1. A small number of things

Phrases with A FEW

  1. A Few Sandwiches Short of a Picnic
  2. You've Got to Crack a Few Eggs to Make an Omelette
  3. Have a Few
  4. Quite a Few

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Google previewA Dictionary of Modern English Usage (1994)

by Henry Watson Fowler

many are a matter of arbitrary but established usage : a few, a great many, a good many, are idiomatic but a many, a good few, are now illiterate or facetious or colloquial ; a very few is permissible (in the ...

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Small photo of Slices of lychees and a few in the peel.Small photo of red rose in a bouquet drying after a few days.Small photo of In the far north of Iceland, someone has taken to constructing a new henge that will align with the stars and constellations. in 2015 it was unfinished and will be a large park within a few years.Small photo of Planting a few trees, energy living concept and save the earth ideaSmall photo of Acres of crop comprised of Brussels sprouts will be ready to harvest in a few weeks/Acres of Brussels Sprout Crop/Brussels sprouts will be ready to harvest in a few weeks.Small photo of Amsterdam, December 2016: Interior of a shop selling books, magazines, cards and other paper wares with a few customersSmall photo of Blue water surface with single wave and a few bubbles More...

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Quotes about A FEW

One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words. (Goethe)
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Anagrams of A FEW

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  • FAWE

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