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Outside there are only a few streetlights.
I spoke with a few colleagues about it.
There were a few who failed the test.
A few of the plates were chipped.
I’m not sure how many I’ll need, so give me a few more.
I’ve only read the first few pages of the book.
During the past few months, police have interviewed over 200 people.
Everything is expected to change in the next few years.
Clean the cage every few days.
Few managers attend the meetings.
Bush won the election by fewer than 3000 votes.
The pictures were taken at one of his few public appearances.
She approached several people, but few were interested.
the car with the fewest mechanical problems
Few of the retail firms are offering a home delivery service.
Poe and his colleagues are among the few to have tackled this question.
The few times he did show up, he was late.
Why were there so few women in Parliament?
Too much money chasing too few goods causes inflation.
We get very few complaints of racial discrimination.
Their victories were few.
His library contains no fewer than 800 Latin and Greek volumes.
A government should serve the many, not the few.
We saw designs by Karl Lagerfeld, Yves Saint Laurent, and Sonia Rykiel, to name but a few.
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