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    #1

    a few ideas/idea

    She has a few ideas about the situation.
    She has a few idea about the situation.

    She has a few book to read it.
    She has a few books to read it.

    Which one is correct?
    Please help me.

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    #2

    Re: a few ideas/idea

    She has a few ideas about the situation.
    She has a few idea about the situation.

    She has a few book to read it.
    She has a few books to read it.


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    #3

    Re: a few ideas/idea

    Thank you Casiopea.
    Conclusion:
    When the phrase `a few' is infront of some nouns, the noun should be plural.

    Am I right ?

    Please help me.

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    #4

    Re: a few ideas/idea

    " a few" means a couple of, a small number of ...- more than one. So, of course it precedes a plural noun.

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