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    #1

    a few days ago / few days ago

    What are the differences between these two?

    1.I visited my uncle in Australia few days ago.

    2. I visited my uncle in Australia a few days ago.

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    Re: a few days ago / few days ago

    Normally, 'few' (without the article) implies a shortage or not enough. Here, there doesn't seem to be any difference- the article has just been ommitted in the first- an informal usage.

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