quite a few
phrasal many

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • quite a few — or[quite a number] also {formal}[not a few] {n.} or {adj. phr.} Rather a large number; more than a few. * /Quite a few went to the game./ * /The basket had quite a few rotten apples in it./ The phrase quite a number is used like an adjective only …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • quite a few — or[quite a number] also {formal}[not a few] {n.} or {adj. phr.} Rather a large number; more than a few. * /Quite a few went to the game./ * /The basket had quite a few rotten apples in it./ The phrase quite a number is used like an adjective only …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • quite\ a\ few — • quite a few • quite a number also formal not a few noun or adj. phr. Rather a large number; more than a few. Quite a few went to the game. The basket had quite a few rotten apples in it. the phrase quite a number is used like an adjective only… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • quite a few — or a good few or not a few a good few or not a few a fairly large number of people or things The letter arrived quite a few days ago. I ve turned down a good few job offers …   English dictionary

  • quite a few — ► quite a few a fairly large number. Main Entry: ↑few …   English terms dictionary

  • quite a few — a large number. We watched quite a few of the World Cup matches on TV …   New idioms dictionary

  • quite a few — phrasal : a considerable number : a good many quite a few of the merchants cut prices owns quite a few horses maybe not a hundred but quite a few * * * I a fairly large number quite a few people can do it …   Useful english dictionary

  • quite a few — many He has quite a few videos at home …   Idioms and examples

  • quite a few — a great many, more than a few …   English contemporary dictionary

  • quite a few — a fairly large number. → few …   English new terms dictionary

  • quite a few — idi a fairly large number; many …   From formal English to slang

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