Definition of a good few in English:

a good few

phrase

British
  • A fairly large number of.

    ‘we sat there for a good few minutes’
    • ‘One group of four people were actually observed to sit down for a good few minutes and read all of them in-depth.’
    • ‘His collection of old York images numbers 2,500, and a good few of those show the tramway.’
    • ‘At 28 MacLean is right to consider that he has a good few years left in him.’
    • ‘He knew Loiseau personally, has met many of the great chefs and has put a good few of their meals under his belt.’
    • ‘While a good few of those ten happened on more than a one-off occasion, one every twelve months does seem rather spartan.’
    • ‘Three of these heads of state and a good few of the ordinary victims perished after 1899.’
    • ‘Naturally a good few of the questions are rather risqué, which made for some interesting moments.’
    • ‘The possibilities are endless and the film manages to explore a good few of them.’
    • ‘After a good few more video sessions, we know about the French strengths and possible weaknesses.’
    • ‘I'm not ready for the full team but that makes me no different to a good few of the younger strikers who have been making the squads.’
    an amount, a number, a good few, a good number, a lot, a large amount, good deal, great deal, a good deal, a great deal
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