There are fewer boys than girls in my class.
There were few people in the streets.
He has a few friends in this city.
Few of my acquaintances like Sarah.
Only a few of my friends were informed about it.
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1. [S] fortune; fate
the lot of man
It is man's lot to suffer.
2. [U] a method of deciding questions by drawing numbers, blocks, dice, etc.
to choose by lot
3. [C] also, one of the objects so drawn
The lot fell on him.
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4. [C] a portion or part; esp. a plot of land
5. [C] a number of objects in a group; hence, a great deal
6. motion picture studio
7. [C] kind, sort
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1. to separate into lots
2. to assign
There are a lot of people in the railroad station.
2. 全部[the S][G]
Take the whole lot.
This lot of shoes sell very well.
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Lot 99 is a pair of antique vases.
He is looking for an empty lot on which to build his house.
They drew lots to decide who should begin.
It was settled by lot.
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It was her lot to suffer through life.
He divided the fruit into three lots.
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He was a little surprised.
a little 指的是量的概念, 作形容詞用時, 意思是一點, 作代名詞用時意思是少量, 都表示肯定意義, 修飾或代替不可數名詞; 作副詞用時, 表示有一點, 稍微。
a few 指的是數的概念, 作形容詞用時, 意思是有些, 幾個, 作代名詞用時表示幾個, 都表示肯定意義, 修飾或代替可數名詞。
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1. numerous; consisting of a great number
Many is the time I have told him.
How many people were there?
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1. [P] a great number; multitude; crowd
The many demanded his death.
There are many.
Many of them are unripe.
1. many persons or things
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1. great in quantity or amount
Much rain has fallen.
2. long in duration
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1. to a great degree or extent
I was much annoyed.
I have not been much away from home of late.
to be much obliged
much of size
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1. [U] a great quantity
Much of what you say is true.
I do not think the evidence amounts to very much.
2. something considerable or unusual
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Much of the time was wasted.
I don't much care for television.
She is much the most active member in our group.
Our room is much bigger than theirs.
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Do you dine out much?
The house looked much as I expected it to.
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