Question: How Many Is A Some?

Does many mean most?

Many is defined as a large number.

But, what does a large number actually mean.

In the case of a nine-person party, many might mean five, six, seven, or eight.

However, in the case of 20,000 concertgoers, many would probably mean over 7,000 or 8,000–the exact number is indistinct..

How many hours does later mean?

This word ‘later’ can manipulated in any way the user wants to use it. If you don’t talk to them for a year, they could always rationalize this absence by saying their definition of ‘later’ is one year, while your definition of ‘later’ is twelve hours.

How many is a handful?

fiveA small quantity, usually approximately equal to five, the number of fingers on a hand.

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.

How many is a few hours?

Between 2 and 3 hours. “A few hours” can refer to pretty much any length of time, depending on the person who says it.

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.

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.

WHAT DOES within 5 hours mean?

‘Within hours’ is basically a widely accepted shorthand version of the phrase ‘within a few hours’ time’, which means exactly what it means: ‘a few hours later’.

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.

What is the difference between most and many?

Hi Basia, “Many” and “most” are not logically equivalent. Whereas “most” means “more than half,” “many” merely suggests “more than just a few.” If we know that, say, “most professors have PhD’s,” we can confidently say that many of them do.

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).