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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #119837: Few-a few-the few
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    Few-a few-the few


    Few => not many, hardly any

    "Few" has a negative meaning.

    Example : Few people are free from faults.

     

    A few => some

    "A few" has a positive meaning and is opposed to 'none'.

    Example : A few Parsees write Gujarati correctly.

     

    The few => not many, but all there are.

    Example : The few remarks that he made were very suggestive.

     





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    1. people can keep a secret.

    2. words spoken in earnest will convince him.

    3. friends he has are all very poor.

    4. Where are students who are prepared for the test?

    5. Unfortunately, we have friends we can depend upon.

    6. We met friends on the road.

    7. lovely flowers here are all white and blue.

    8. people are so hopeless.

    9. clothes they had were all tattered and torn.

    10. people can reach the age of one hundred years.









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