Few vs a Few vs The Few


Few vs a Few vs The Few

Determiners are often confusing, so we should learn the differences between the words that seem similar in meaning. Here in this lesson, I am discussing the topic ‘Few vs a Few vs The Few.’ There are meanings and examples for every explanation.

Meaning of Few

Few means next to nothing.


There are few honest leaders in our country.

Few people know their secrets.

Also, Read – The Conjunctions of Condition

Meaning of a Few

A few means not many.


There are a few educated leaders in our country.

A few people work in this company.

Meaning of The Few

The few means all that there are


The few clothes I had all burnt in the fire.

The few books she had all were stolen last night.

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