a good few

idiom

chiefly British, informal
: fairly many
Not all our students go on to university, but a good few of them do.

Examples of a good few in a Sentence

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“A good few.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20good%20few. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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