From a book I'm reading:
"We'd spent all but a few of the $250 with which we'd begun the night."
Something about this is off. "Few" goes with countable nouns, such as dollars, but it doesn't seem to work in this sentence. It's almost as if the writer is suggesting he had 250 $1 bills and only a few were left.
I would go with "little" here. Your opinion?
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