Spanish translation of 'fewest'
- (superl) of few
- (= not many)
⇒ few books
⇒ 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 asías few as three of them
nada más que tresevery few weeks
cada dos o tres semanaswith few exceptions
con pocas excepcionesthey are few and far between
son contadosthe lucky few
unos pocos or unos cuantos afortunadosin 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 díasthe last or remaining few minutes
el poco tiempo que queda/quedabatoo few
⇒ there were three too few
- (= some, several)
⇒ a few
⇒ a good few,
⇒ quite a few
⇒ a good few or quite a few (people) came
vino bastante gentehe'd had a few (drinks) (informal)
llevaba ya una copa de mása few more
⇒ (in) a few more days
dentro de unos pocos díasa few of them
algunos de ellos
Example Sentences Including 'few'
He'd heard me on the World Service and was writing to correct a few false impressions.THE EXECUTION (2002)
All we want to do is ask Mr Brown a few questions -'I'll see what can be done.YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
The other day someone anonymously sent us a newspaper clipping, dated a few years back.THE EXECUTION (2002)
Translation of fewest from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary