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# When do we put (A) before few?? A few of the nurses from

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When do we put (A) before few??

A few of the nurses from emergency room were.....

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27 Aug 2009, 07:51
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Few and little mean not many/much-- they are negative in connotation. I am sad because I have few friends.

A few and a little mean some-- they are positive in connotation. I just moved here, but I am happy because I have a few friends.

I went to the dentist and he found few cavities. Few = not many. My teeth are in relatively good condition.
I went to the dentist and he found a few cavities. A few = several. My teeth are in somewhat poor condition.
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