A common error that English speakers make is to confuse “few” with “a few” and vice-versa. Indeed, both expressions mean a small number, and therefore, speakers tend to believe that they can be used interchangeably.
That, however, is not the case. Watch this fun video to understand, with examples and pictures, how , the small but significant difference between the ‘a few’ and ‘few’.
We include examples to help you understand this difference and to apply it in your day-to-day conversations and English usage. For good measure, we also explain “the few”, which is more straightforward to use.