Phrase Replacement Question 3

Q:

As far as good schooling is concerned, none more than a few privileged people can afford it for their children.

  1. none but few
  2. none except little
  3. no more than few
  4. none except a few
  5. No correction required
Level: Medium

option d

Explanation: Few is used for number and little is used for quantity. A few means not many (some) and few means hardly anyone. Therefore, a few is the correct form.
Another example: I requested him to bring me a few storybooks.

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