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Few or A few?

If you have a few friends you can open a Facebook account. If you have few friends you should use MySpace.

A few dogs each with a pumpkin and dressed to look like ghosts.

There are a few dogs outside.

• She has few friends.
(She doesn’t have many friends. She wants more)
• She has a few friends.
(She has friends. She is happy)
• We have a few minutes left in the lesson. Do you have any questions?
(We have time so please ask me some questions)
• Few people bought tickets so the concert was cancelled.
(The concert was cancelled because they didn’t sell many tickets)

Remember: Few is less. A few is more.
  • Exercise 1

    Remember: Few is less. A few is more.

    Complete each sentence with few or a few.

    Remember: Few is less. A few is more.

    Complete each sentence with few or a few.

    Exercise 2

    Remember: Few is less. A few is more.

    Complete each sentence with few or a few.

    Remember: Few is less. A few is more.

    Complete each sentence with few or a few.

    Exercise 3

    Complete each sentence with few or a few.

    Complete each sentence with few or a few.

  • Remember: Few is less. A few is more.

    Donald has few friends.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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    Some or any?
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