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few

1. determiner referring to a fairly small number2. determiner emphatic: only a small number of3. pronoun small number4. adjective small in number
phrases
1 determiner referring to a fairly small numberthe memory of those few days will never fade ní dhéanfaidh mé dearmad go deo ar an dornán laethanta sinthere were guards every few metres bhí gardaí gach cúpla méadarin the last few days le cúpla lá anuas, le laethanta beaga anuasshe scored the last few points scóráil sí na cúilíní beaga deireanachaI went for the first few nights chuaigh mé ann an chéad chúpla oíchethe past few years have been hard on him tá rudaí dian air le roinnt blianta anuasit changed a lot in the past few months d'athraigh sé go mór le cúpla mí anuasthe next few days will be interesting beidh an chéad chúpla lá eile spéisiúil, beidh an cúpla lá atá le teacht spéisiúil 2 determiner emphatic: only a small number ofthere are very few prizes this year tá fíorbheagán duaiseanna ann i mblianafew people stay here is beag duine a fhanann anseoit was one of the few times I spoke to him bhí sé ar cheann den líon beag babhtaí ar labhair mé leisit's one of the few cities I like tá sí ar an mbeagán cathracha a thaitníonn liomit's strange so few people have heard of it is aisteach a laghad daoine a chuala faoi, tá sé ait nár chuala níos mó daoine faoiall too few people buy it anymore is fánach an duine a cheannaíonn a thuilleadh étoo few people work there ní oibríonn a dhóthain daoine annprecious few of them ever spoke to us is ar éigean a labhair duine ar bith acu linn riamhhe's a man of few words fear ciúin é, fear ar bheagán focal é
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3 pronoun small numberfew are leaving is beag duine atá ag fágáil, corrdhuine atá ag fágáilfew would disagree with you ní easaontódh mórán leatfew of the students are finding work is beag duine de na mic léinn atá ag fáil oibreof the few that are available, two are old as an mbeagán atá ar fáil, tá beirt acu seanthose brave few who fight on an dornán beag cróga sin a throideann i gcónaíwe owe so much to so few tá an oiread sin tuillte uainn ag líon chomh beag, tá comaoin chomh mór sin curtha orainn ag líon chomh beagthere are too few people willing to help níl dóthain daoine sásta cuidiú, níl go leor daoine sásta cabhrúI have precious few friends left is beag cara atá fágtha agamthere are precious few like him these days níl ach fíorbheagán dá shórt ann ar na saolta seothere were as few as ten of us at first deichniúr againn a bhí ann ar dtús, b'in uile 4 adjective small in numberthe advantages of the system are few is beag buntáiste a bhaineann leis na gcórasthey're ignored because they're few in number déantar neamhaird orthu toisc a laghad acu a bheith annher visits are few and far between is tearc iad a cuid cuairteanna, is annamh a thagann sí ar cuairt
phrases

to have had a few

(also

to have had a few too many

) informalbraon a bheith faoin bhfiacail agatbraon a bheith ar bord agatbraon a bheith istigh agatglincín a bheith sa ghrágán agathe goes crazy when he has had a few téann sé le báiní agus braon ar bord aige

quite a few

(also

a good few

, not a few

literary) 1 fairly large number ofroinnt mhaithcuid mhaithgo leorthey asked quite a few people to help d'iarr siad ar roinnt mhaith daoine cuidiú a thabhairtthere were a good few cars parked outside bhí cuid mhaith carranna páirceáilte taobh amuigh 2 pronoun: a fairly large numberroinnt mhaithcuid mhaithgo leorthere were quite a few there bhí roinnt mhaith annshe had discovered quite a few of them bhí roinnt mhaith acu aimsithe aici

some few

1 fair number ofroinnt bheagroinnt áiritheméid áiritheshe died some few years before the war fuair sí bás tamall de bhlianta roimh an gcogadh 2 pronoun: a fair numberroinnt bheagroinnt áiritheméid áiritheshe had enemies, including some few of her relatives bhí naimhde aici, méid áirithe dá gaolta san áireamh

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