How Many Is Considered Some?

Is 4 a few or several?

She thinks “a few” refers to “maybe 2-3 items” while “several” refers to “maybe 3-6.” Her husband says “a few” is 4-7 items.

Few is the opposite of many.

It derives from words having the meaning of “small” and “little.” It is related to Latin paucus (little, few) and even puer (child/boy)..

How many is a few days?

A “few” typically refers to the vicinity of 3 to 7 of something. A few days would be longer than a couple (two) but shorter than a week (seven). So the time duration could range from three to six days and still be classified as a few.

How much is a sum?

noun. the aggregate of two or more numbers, magnitudes, quantities, or particulars as determined by or as if by the mathematical process of addition: The sum of 6 and 8 is 14.

What does the 6 mean?

city of TorontoThe 6 is a nickname for the city of Toronto, Canada. You can thank the rapper Drake for (trying to make) it a thing. Related words: Toronto.

How many does some mean?

A couple means two. A few means a small number. (“ I have fewer than you”/”they are few and far between”) Several, according to its dictionary definition means “more than two but not many”, so a few but not a couple. And some, according to the dictionary means “an unspecified amount or number”.

How many is a couple and how many is a few?

Couple is used when referring to two things, as in “a couple of days ago,” whereas few and several are less specific. Few means “not many but some,” as in “The train leaves in a few minutes,” and several denotes more than the words couple and few do but implies lesser than the word many does.

Is 3 a few or several?

Actually, no. While many would agree that few means three or more, the dictionary definition is, “not many but more than one.” So, a few cannot be one, but it can be as low as two.

How many is a few and several?

Originally Answered: How many is few, couple, and several? A couple is generally around two, a few is more than that, but usually less than five, and several is around five or more, a number that can be severed into smaller groups.

What number does several mean?

The dictionary defines Several as more than two but not many. a number of, a few, not very many, a handful of, a small group of. I’d take that to mean more than 2 less than 10. Several, few, handful, bunch and some.

How many is several hours?

So two or three hours means a few hours, and six, twelve or fifteen hours means several.

How many numbers are some?

How many is ‘some’? It’s not a word that comes with a number value, except that, for count nouns, it’s more than one (and usually more than two). So if I tell you “I know some people who can do that for you,” then the number is probably between three and seven, roughly.

Is a few 3 or 4?

Actually, no. While many people would agree that “a few” means three or more, the actual dictionary definition of “a few” is, “not many but more than one.” So, “a few” cannot be one, but it can be as low as two.

What is a few in numbers?

A few: More than one but less than maybe three to five. Several: More than two but less than five or so. A number of: More than two or three.

What does the 7 mean?

Number seven is one of those figures. It symbolises every positive and valuable matter in existence like prosper life, happiness, renewal, and perfection. Some numerologist even believes that number seven is so perfect and powerful that it represents a connection to the universe.

How many is a few weeks?

You can say a few weeks when it is three week or more.

Does many mean most?

Dictionaries define it as “a large number” or “more than a few” or even “the majority” when it’s used as a noun, but those aren’t as helpful on the LSAT because 1) they are vague, and 2) the LSAT doesn’t typically use many as a noun.

Is 3 a couple or a few?

12 Answers. A couple is usually two (a married couple), or sometimes ‘about two’ if you are being vague (a couple of dozen, a couple of inches). A few is more than a couple, but not as many as several. I think Few: 2-3, Couple 4-6, Several 7+.

What is the difference between many and few?

Quantifiers are used to give information about quantity (the number of something). Both much and many suggest a large quantity of something, whilst little and few mean: not as much, or not as many. However, if you use a little or a few this means: a small amount! But how do we know when to use each word?