简明英汉词典

quite a few
adj.
相当多的

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

英汉航海大词典

quite a few
adj.好几个,相当多

英汉化学大词典

quite a few
adv.相当多,不少,许多

英汉经贸大词典

quite a few
n.相当多,不少,许多

英汉计算机大词典

quite a few
adv.许多

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