One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A few.‘there are one or two signs worth watching for’
handful, few, one or two, not many, a small numberView synonyms
- ‘They have one or two players that he might loan to us and if they are good enough we would welcome them into our team.’
- ‘I'll also be catching up with a couple of other friends and maybe even making one or two new ones.’
- ‘One or two of his performers are experienced semiprofessionals who have competed in regional story-telling competitions.’
- ‘Some of them thought Paul Michel was real - one or two even tried to get hold of his novels.’
- ‘What further annoyed me was that there were one or two vacant seats but these were reserved.’
- ‘There are one or two other people slouching around the departure area dispiritedly.’
- ‘However, there are one or two things I would like to pick up on from your reports last week.’
- ‘Football wouldn't be the addictive game it is if it didn't throw up one or two surprises.’
- ‘It was a lovely sunny day, and one or two of us were even contemplating going for a little dip in the sea.’
- ‘Apart from him and one or two others, I haven't a clue who most of these people are.’
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