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    There are few tigers left/remaining.

    There are few tigers left/remaining. Do both words work as well?

    Would 'Few tigers remain/are left' be better as it is simpler?

    Thank you in advance.

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    Re: There are few tigers left/remaining.

    Quote Originally Posted by joham View Post
    There are few tigers left/remaining. Do both words work as well? Yes.

    Would 'Few tigers remain/are left' be better as it is simpler? It's not better IMO, but it's equally correct.
    Thank you in advance.
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    Re: There are few tigers left/remaining.

    But I think either 'not many' or 'very few' would sound more natural. (There is also a poetic inversion that you may come across: 'Few are the tigers that are left'. This sort of inversion is almost never used colloquially, except in idioms like 'Many's the time I've...')

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