And India, which is home to more than 150 million Muslims, estimates are that fewer than 20 have joined ISIS.
By 2020, the U.S. will have 123 million high-skill jobs and fewer than 50 million people to fill them.
With fewer than 10,000 fighters ISIS forced the retreat of the better-armed Iraqi army forces many times its size.
U.S. News heavily weights the number of classes with fewer than 20 students.
But the industrial logic of the merger is graphically evident: fewer flights, more crowded cabins.
I own I should have thought the fewer who meddled in such a concern the better!
No fewer than 12,000 persons had perished in the sandjak of Philippopolis!
Few tories received quarters from the militia, and fewer of the militia asked it of the tories.
And again, if you consider the world, by how few understood, and praised by fewer!
The deception was pardoned, and Shaws subsequent freaks seem to have been fewer, and of a milder character.
Old English feawe (plural; contracted to fea) "few, seldom, even a little," from Proto-Germanic *faw-, from PIE root *pau- (1) "few, little" (cf. Latin paucus "few, little," paullus "little," parvus "little, small," pauper "poor;" Greek pauros "few, little," pais (genitive paidos) "child;" Latin puer "child, boy," pullus "young animal;" Oscan puklu "child;" Sanskrit potah "a young animal," putrah "son;" Old English fola "young horse;" Old Norse fylja "young female horse;" Old Church Slavonic puta "bird;" Lithuanian putytis "young animal, young bird"). Always plural in Old English.
Phrase few and far between attested from 1660s. Unusual ironic use in quite a few "many" (1883), earlier a good few (1828). The noun is late 12c., fewe, from the adjective.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few. [Winston Churchill, 1940]