few and far between : Idioms in English

few and far between

To be rare or hard to find
Usage:
Angela sighed. "Good men are few and far between ," she told Melissa.

few and far between in News

  1. Rare HR lets Heels advance

    Home runs are few and far between at the College World Series these days, which made Brian Holberton’s first-inning shot all the more important for North Carolina.
    on June 19, 2013 Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

  2. Top-seeded Tar Heels eliminate LSU from College World Series

    Home runs are few and far between at the College World Series these days, which made Brian Holberton's first-inning shot all the more important for North Carolina.
    on June 19, 2013 Source: Denver Post

  3. North Carolina Ousts Tigers From CWS With 4-2 Win

    Home runs are few and far between at the College World Series these days, which made Brian Holberton's first-inning shot all the more important for North Carolina.
    on June 19, 2013 Source: New York Times

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