a few means exactly 3
a few drinks means 3 drinks
a few people means 3 people
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A very large amount, usually said on returning from a bar.
I said I was having a few but got absolutely wankered!
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1+2= a few
Whoa, it's a few stooges.
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Short for "few people understand." Refers to a perspective an individual thinks is important but not enough people are aware of.

Used as a meme in cryptocurrency communities.

Ethereum is rewriting the financial system, few people understand.
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The number of people that understand that crypto is taking over the global economy.
Typically used by itself (one word sentence).
@jack: Few
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Generally means three. No less than three can be slightly more. Three is the most common number associated with few.
I will buy a few books at the store.
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