English example sentences with "few"

Learn how to use few in a English sentence. Over 100 hand-picked examples.

If I wanted to scare you, I would tell you what I dreamt about a few weeks ago.

It took me more than two hours to translate a few pages of English.

Will you listen to me for a few minutes?

You will find it stated a few pages further on.

You have only to read a few pages of this book.

You must keep quiet for a few days.

You'll be able to drive a car in a few days.

Your composition is very good, and it has few mistakes.

Your composition is perfect except for a few mistakes.

There are few mistakes in your composition.

Your composition has a few mistakes.

There are few high-ranking positions left open for you.

Air quality has deteriorated these past few years.

I want a few empty glasses.

Few rich men own their own property.

Little money, few friends.

Modern travel enables us to go around the world in a few days.

Few people visit me these days.

Bridges are burning and chances are few.

There were few students left in the classroom.

There were few children in the classroom.

There were few students remaining in the classroom.

On behalf of my classmates, let me say a few words of thanks to you.

Can you extend your holiday by a few days?

It is sad that so few people give money to help the hungry.

Can you spare me a few minutes of your valuable time?

The rules must be few, and what is more important, simple.

The rules must be few and, more importantly, simple.

It was a pleasant day, but there were few people in the park.

It took him only a few minutes to realize his mistakes.

The doctor emphasized that the patient had only a few days.

Few people, if any, could survive a nuclear war.

Few people can speak a foreign language perfectly.

Ladies and gentlemen, please allow me to say a few words of welcome.

There were few people on the beach.

Few people attended the meeting.

Only a few people showed up on time for the meeting.

We own a few hundred acres between the three of us.

Few flowers develop into fruit.

May I take a few days off to visit my family?

I'd send my kid out on his own for a while if I were you. A few hard knocks at this point might do him some good.

You might have to eat those words a few years from now.

Few people are free of care.

Few things give us as much pleasure as music.

There are a few yachts on the calm sea.

They have few earthquakes in England.

Few were at the seaside because it was raining.

I only hope that the rain holds off for a few hours more.

A really perceptive person can figure out a whole situation with just a few clues. That's the kind of person I want you to become.

I left off work for a few hours to see the doctor.

We must make the best we can of the few natural resources we have.

We all try hard to make the grade in life, but only a few succeed.

A few words may betray a man's true character.

In London, quite a few musicals and plays are presented at the theaters every night.

The candle flickered a few times and then went out.

There are a few apples on the tree, aren't there?

Few students can read Latin.

We must wait for a few weeks to see the lilacs.

Yachts are for the wealthy few.

If your essay is on the short side, you can always pad it out with a few quotations.

Before going home, I have a few drinks to relax.

Thousands of lives will be at stake if emergency food does not arrive there within a few days.

If you will excuse me for a few minutes, I'd like to make a call.

You will be able to speak fluent English in another few months.

I have been reading this for a few hours.

Could you give me a few more minutes?

I'm sure that family is familiar with Japanese tastes in food. They've hosted quite a few Japanese exchange students.

A few minutes more, and I'll be ready.

You have only to read a few more pages.

There are a few books, but they have some misprints.

Apart from a few mistakes, your composition was excellent.

At the beginning of a marathon race, scores of runners start, but only a few finish and just one takes the cake.

We will take off in a few minutes.

In a few minutes we'll be landing at New Tokyo International Airport.

Mountain bike racing has caught on with young Japanese in the past few years.

Mike said a few words by way of suggestion.

Mike has a few friends in Florida.

Only a few students understood the matter.

Only a few people understood me.

Only a few people listened to him.

It's only a short way, so you can walk there in a few minutes.

It only takes a few minutes.

Only a few members turned up at the meeting.

Mr White made a few comments on my speech.

Bob gave Tina almost all the stamps he had collected, and kept only a few for himself.

Few of the trippers called in at the ghost town of New York.

In most Japanese companies, only a few executives have a room to themselves.

Few people know each other well.

Few people know that Mr. Itsumi is from Kansai.

Few people know about the plan.

Bill had always been a quiet, home-loving man, but after a few months in the job, his personality changed.

May I ask a few more questions about that point? It's a little obscure.

We have few opportunities to speak German.

That is to say, they had a few hundred pounds, with which they had intended to buy a house as soon as they arrived.

It's a good paper, apart from a few spelling mistakes.

Would you mind waiting a few minutes?

What has become of the book I put here a few minutes ago?

Can you spare me a few minutes?

Let me say a few words by way of apology.

Can I borrow your pen for a few minutes?

Everyone seems to have a bone to pick with someone, but only a few people can be philosophical about it.

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