1. ## A few hundreds/hundreds

"I have a) b) c) of bags that I bought for my own use."

Which one is correct?
a) a few hundreds
b) a few hundred
c) hundreds

Thanks

2. ## Re: A few hundreds/hundreds

B and C both fit.

3. ## Re: A few hundreds/hundreds

Does B and C both mean the same thing? Would a person assume B is more than C because B has the words "a few"?

4. ## Re: A few hundreds/hundreds

There is no way of telling how many they mean. For me "a few hundred" would probably mean 300-900. "Hundreds" could be 200-900. I would be more likely to use "a couple of hundred" to mean 200 but that doesn't mean everyone would.

5. ## Re: A few hundreds/hundreds

"B" doesn't work with the "of" there.

6. ## Re: A few hundreds/hundreds

Originally Posted by SoothingDave
"B" doesn't work with the "of" there.
You are completely correct! I didn't see it there at all and thought C said "hundreds of".

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