Verbal Ability - Sentence Improvement - Discussion

Discussion :: Sentence Improvement - Section 1 (Q.No.10)

In questions given below, a part of the sentence is italicised and underlined. Below are given alternatives to the italicised part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, option 'D' is the answer.


Will you lend me few rupees in this hour of need?

[A]. lend me any rupees
[B]. borrow me a few rupees
[C]. lend me a few rupees
[D]. No improvement

Answer: Option C


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Dhanjaya said: (Dec 21, 2010)  
Whether "a" is allowed b4 "few" ?

Pratik said: (Aug 18, 2011)  
A and few are not singular ; few means more than one.

It is not as some suger considering some as singular as some suger means as an uncountable noun and quantity.

Vardhini said: (Jan 6, 2012)  
A few means atlest some, few means not many (negative sense).

Manish said: (May 24, 2013)  
Both is write - a few -few-, we can use both as few is used for countable noun.

Ajay Kumar said: (Jul 1, 2013)  
Few is used for almost nothing or very very less.

Ram Sundar said: (Dec 16, 2013)  
Few means many whereas 'a few' means more than one but in small amount.

Raju said: (Nov 2, 2014)  
Few is uncountable why we use 'a'?

Shachi Pandey said: (Jan 20, 2015)  
Why we can't use "borrow" instead of "lend"?

Shivraj said: (Mar 23, 2015)  
Borrow means "to take money and lend means" to give money.

Sunil said: (Mar 23, 2015)  
A few is indefinite amount. So we have used it.

Navya said: (May 26, 2015)  
Few means not many used in negative sense and a few means small but used in positive sense.

Priyanka said: (Aug 4, 2015)  
A few indicates that there a some. But few indicates nil.

Gladis said: (Dec 5, 2015)  
A few is used as a phrase. It is meant by little or more than one.

Ruchitha said: (Sep 6, 2016)  
I don't understand the difference between few and a few.

Can someone help me?

Jagan said: (Sep 14, 2016)  
There is confusion 'a' also used and 's' used in the rupee.

Subham said: (Aug 24, 2017)  
It won't be a few.

Ajay Chouhan said: (Apr 11, 2018)  
Both 'a few' and 'few' mean 'some'. But we use 'a few' in a positive sense and 'few' in a negative sense.

Kiran said: (Mar 16, 2021)  
Why we can't use any? please explain.

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