very few + plural noun

This B2 grammar point is covered also here.

This top 10 list was put together by looking at collocates 4 spaces to the left or right of “very few” on iWeb corpus.  The most common ones in the featured image above.

1 THERE (EX ) 29609
2 PEOPLE (NN ) 22280
3 ACTUALLY (RR ) 4486

4 EXCEPTIONS (NN2 ) 2436

Early in pregnancy there are very few restrictions.

5 PLACES (NN2 ) 1836

There are very few places in the world where one can see a ballet under the stars.

 

6 INSTANCES (NN2 ) 543

7 COMPLAINTS (NN2 ) 446

8 CALORIES (NNU2 ) 435

9 OCCASIONS (NN2 ) 334

10 RESTRICTIONS (NN2 ) 316

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