What is the difference between to name a few and to name but a few? Please explain the difference with the help of example(s). Thanks, in advance.
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They both are used to give examples, but to use "but a few" emphasizes that there are many, and these examples are a small part of the total.
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What is the difference between to name a few and to name but a few? Please explain the difference with the help of example(s). Thanks, in advance.
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To name a few means to give a few examples. To name but a few means to give a few examples amongst a plethora of them.
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