简明英汉词典

few
[fju:]
adj.
很少的, 不多的, 少数的
n.
[表示否定]很少数, 几乎没有

美国传统词典[双解]

few
few
AHD:[fy?]
D.J.[fju8]
K.K.[fju]
adj.(形容词)
few.erfew.est

(1)

Amounting to or consisting of a small number:
少数的,几个的:相当于或包括很少量的:
one of my few bad habits.
我少数坏习惯中的一个

(2)

Being more than one but indefinitely small in number:
很少的,一些的:多于一个但不确定的很小数量:
bowled a few strings.
玩了几场保龄球
n.(used with a pl. verb)(名词)(与复数动词连用)

(1)

An indefinitely small number of persons or things:
不确定的少量的人或事物:
A few of the books have torn jackets.
少数的书的封皮破了

(2)

An exclusive or limited number:
除外的或有限的数量:
the discerning few; the fortunate few.
眼光敏锐的少数人;少数幸运的人
pron.(used with a pl. verb)(代词)(与复数动词连用)
A small number of persons or things:
少数的人或事物:
“For many are called, but few are chosen”(Matthew 22:14)
“被召的人多,选上的人少”(马太福音22:14)

语源

(1)

Middle English fewe
中古英语 fewe

(2)

from Old English f?e * see pau-
源自 古英语 f?e *参见 pau-

继承用法

fewness
n.(名词)

用法

(1)

The traditional rule holds that fewer is used with expressions denoting things that can be counted (
传统的规则认为fewer 与可数的指示事物的词语连用(
fewer than four players),
少于四个选手),

(2)

while less is used with mass terms denoting things of measurable extent (
而less 与很多可测量范围的指示事物的词条连用(
less paper;
更少的纸张;
less than a gallon of paint).
少于一加仑的涂料)。

(3)

However, less is idiomatic in certain constructions where fewer would occur according to the traditional rule. Less than is used before a plural noun that denotes a measure of time, amount, or distance:
然而less 在一定的句法结构中具有成语性质, 而其中fewer 以传统的规则出现。 Less than 用在表示一定时间、数量或距离尺度的复数名词前:
less than three weeks;
少于三周;
less than $400;
少于400美元;
less than 50 miles. Less
少于50英里。Less

(4)

is sometimes used with plural nouns in the expressions no less than (as in No less than 30 of his colleagues signed the letter ) and or less (as in Give your reasons in 25 words or less ).
有时在no less than 中与复数名词连用(象在 他的同事中不少于三十位在那封信上署了名 ), 以及or less (象在 用不多于二十五个单词来讲述你的理由 )

现代英汉词典

few
[fju:]
adj.
少的,不多的
Who has fewest mistakes?
谁的错最少?
Few people like snakes.
很少有人喜欢蛇。

词性变化

few
n.

(1)

(前面与a连用)少数,几个
Can you stay a few days longer?
你能多留几天吗?
Are you friends here? Yes, a few are here.
你的朋友们在这儿吗?有,有几个在这儿。

(2)

不多

(3)

(前面与the连用)少数,选出的几个

习惯用语

few and far between
罕见的;偶尔发生的
Holidays are few and far between for a salary man.
对一个工薪人员来说假期并不常有。

quite a few
不少,相当多 (= a good few)

现代英汉综合大辞典

few
[fju:]
adj.

(1)

少数的, 不多的

(2)

[表示否定, 有比较级和最高级]很少, 几乎没有
try to make fewer mistakes
尽量少出错
a man of few words
沉默寡言的人
Such instances are few.
这样的事不多。

词性变化

few
[fju:]
n.

(1)

[表示否定]很少, 几乎没有

(2)

[a few][表示肯定]少数, 几个

(3)

[the few](对多数说的)少数人
the privileged few
少数特权阶层分子
Few of my friends were there .
我的朋友几乎没有人在那里。
A few of us speak French.
我们中间有几个人讲法语。

继承用法

fewness
n.

习惯用语

a few
少数, 几个

a few more
再多几个

a good few
相当多, 不少

a smart few
[口]相当多

at the few est
至少

a very few
极少数

have a few (in)
[口]喝几口酒, 喝几杯酒

in few
[废]简单地说, 总之

no fewer than
不下于, 多达, 有...之多

not a few
相当多

only a few
仅仅少数, 一点点

quite a few
[口]相当多, 不少

some few
有一些; 不少, 颇有几个

the few
少数, 少数人

to name (only) a few
[插入语](仅)举几个为例

few and far between
稀少, 隔很久才发生的

few or no
几乎没有

few or none
几乎没有

英文相关词典

few
many    

[七国语言]英汉公共大词典

few
少的

美国传统词典

few
few
AHD:[fy?]
D.J.[fju8]
K.K.[fju]
adj.
few.er, few.est

(1)

Amounting to or consisting of a small number:
one of my few bad habits.

(2)

Being more than one but indefinitely small in number:
bowled a few strings.
n.(used with a pl. verb)

(1)

An indefinitely small number of persons or things:
A few of the books have torn jackets.

(2)

An exclusive or limited number:
the discerning few; the fortunate few.
pron.(used with a pl. verb)
A small number of persons or things:
“For many are called, but few are chosen”(Matthew 22:14)

语源

(1)

Middle English fewe

(2)

from Old English f?e * see pau-

继承用法

fewness
n.

用法

(1)

The traditional rule holds that fewer is used with expressions denoting things that can be counted (
fewer than four players),

(2)

while less is used with mass terms denoting things of measurable extent (
less paper;
less than a gallon of paint).

(3)

However, less is idiomatic in certain constructions where fewer would occur according to the traditional rule. Less than is used before a plural noun that denotes a measure of time, amount, or distance:
less than three weeks;
less than $400;
less than 50 miles. Less

(4)

is sometimes used with plural nouns in the expressions no less than (as in No less than 30 of his colleagues signed the letter ) and or less (as in Give your reasons in 25 words or less ).

英汉法学大词典

few
adj.少数

英汉航空大词典

few
n.八机以下

英汉化学大词典

few
adj.少数;pron.少数

英汉计算机大词典

few
adj.少数;pron.少数

航空英语缩写词典

FEW
Fleet Empty Weight 机队空重

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