- Only a small number of people are against this plan.
- It must be a vast army; a small number of people will not suffice.
- Only a select few(= a small number of people)have been invited to the wedding.
- Whether the talks are successful or not rests with a small number of people.
- Spread a small number of share among a large number of people who have applied for them.
- At most a small number of people may create trouble here and there and clamour for so-called great democracy.