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Rule "a small number of (a few)"

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Description: a small number of (a few)
Message: Specify a number, remove phrase, use a few, or use some
Category: Redundant Phrases (ID: REDUNDANCY)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • A small number of people were in the store.
    Correction suggestion: A few, Some
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Few people were in the store.
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