She didn’t eat anything but she drank a little water.
I speak a little Spanish. (= some Spanish but not much)
A: Can you speak Spanish?
B: A little.
Excuse me, I have to make a few phone calls.
We’re going away for a few days.
I speak a few words of Spanish.
A: Do you have any stamps?
B: Yes, a few. Do you want one?
There was little food in the fridge. It was almost empty.
Dan is very thin because he eats very little (= almost nothing)
There were few people in the theater. It was almost empty.
Your English is very good. You make very few mistakes.
They have a little money, so they’re not poor. (= they have some money)
They have little money. They are very poor. (= almost no money)
I have a few friends. so I’m not lonely. (= I have some friends)
I’m sad and I’m lonely. I have few friends (= almost no friends)