Meaning of FEW AND FAR BETWEEN in English

FEW AND FAR BETWEEN

{adj. phr.} Not many; few and scattered; not often met or found; rare. - Used in the predicate. * /People who will work as hard as Thomas A. Edison are few and far between./ * /Places where you can get water are few and far between in the desert./ * /Really exciting games are few and far between./

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