INTERMEDIATE - GRAMMAR
/ A FEW
= some / between 3 & 7 (or a small number, it could be more than 7)
FEW = not many
The meaning is very
A few is more positive.
Few is more negative.
==>A few people enjoy his singing. (=some people like it)
enjoy his singing. (=not many people like it)
When we use only
with a few, the meaning becomes 'not many.'
==>I've only got a few dollars in my pocket. (not many dollars / not
==>She's only got a few minutes before her bus leaves. (not many minutes/
not much time)