- 1.76 litres (liters) of milk, a continuous quantity
- 2πr metres, where r is the length of a radius of a circle expressed in metres (or meters), also a continuous quantity
- one apple, two apples, three apples, where the number is an integer representing the count of a denumerable collection of objects (apples)
- 500 people (also a count)
- a couple conventionally refers to two objects
- a few usually refers to an indefinite, but usually small, number greater than two.
- quite a few also refers to an indefinite, but surprisingly (in relation to the context) large number.
- several refers to an indefinite, but usually small, number - usually indefinitely greater than "a few".
- OPEC has a few members
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