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few

pocos

adjective

few
[fjuː]
sustantivo
también:
  • the few who came -> los pocos que vinieron
adjetivo
1. pocos(as) (not many)
  • his visits are few and far between -> sólo viene muy de vez en cuando
  • every few minutes/days -> cada pocos minutos/días
  • he gave too few examples -> dio muy pocos ejemplos
  • as few as a dozen finished the race -> tan sólo una docena terminó la carrera
  • few people knew who she was -> pocos sabían quién era
2. (some)
  • a few -> unos(as) pocos(as), algunos(as)
  • a good few -> unos cuantos
  • quite a few -> bastantes
  • in the next few days -> en los próximos días
pronombre
3. pocos(as) (not many)
  • there are very/too few of us -> somos muy/demasiado pocos
  • few (of them) could speak French -> pocos (de ellos) hablaban francés
  • few, if any -> pocos(as) o ninguno(a), apenas alguno(a)
4. (some)
  • a few -> algunos(as)
  • a few of the survivors -> algunos supervivientes
  • a few of us -> algunos de nosotros

few [fju:] [fiu]
adjetivo
1. Poco, en corto número.
2. Unos, algunos.
  • A -> (a) un corto número, algunos
  • No -> no pocos, muchos
  • The -> la minoría
(b) En algún grado, algo.(Few se emplea siempre con un nombre en plural.) In , en substancia, en una palabra.

few [fjuː]
adjective
pronoun
fewer (comparative)fewest (superlative)
1 (not many) pocosaspocas;as pocas
few books pocos libros; few of them pocos (de ellos); only a few solo unos pocos; only a few of them came solo vinieron unos pocos
there are very few of us we are very few somos muy pocos
few (people) managed to do it muy pocos consiguieron hacerlo; the few who ... los pocos que ...; she is one of the few (people) who ... ella es una de los pocos que ...; such men are few hay pocos hombres así
as few as three of them nada más que tres
every few weeks cada dos o tres semanas
with few exceptions con pocas excepciones
they are few and far between son contados
the lucky few unos pocos or unos cuantos afortunados
in or over the next few days en or durante los próximos días; en estos días; (LAm)
in or over the past few days en or durante los últimos días
the last or remaining few minutes el poco tiempo que queda/quedaba
too few demasiado pocos
there were three too few faltaban tres
2 (some, several)
a few algunos
a good few quite a few bastantes
a good few or quite a few (people) came vinieron bastantes; vino bastante gente
he'd had a few (drinks) llevaba ya una copa de más
a few more algunos más
(in) a few more days dentro de unos pocos días
a few of them algunos de ellos

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