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very  


      adv  
1    (intensifier) used to add emphasis to adjectives that are able to be graded  
very good, very tall     
      adj   prenominal  
2    (intensifier) used with nouns preceded by a definite article or possessive determiner, in order to give emphasis to the significance, appropriateness or relevance of a noun in a particular context, or to give exaggerated intensity to certain nouns  
the very man I want to see, his very name struck terror, the very back of the room     
3    (intensifier) used in metaphors to emphasize the applicability of the image to the situation described  
he was a very lion in the fight     
4    Archaic  
a    real or true; genuine  
the very living God     
b    lawful  
the very vengeance of the gods     
     (C13: from Old French verai true, from Latin verax true, from verus true)  
In strict usage adverbs of degree such as very, too, quite, really, and extremely are used only to qualify adjectives: he is very happy; she is too sad. By this rule, these words should not be used to qualify past participles that follow the verb to be, since they would then be technically qualifying verbs. With the exception of certain participles, such as tired or disappointed, that have come to be regarded as adjectives, all other past participles are qualified by adverbs such as much, greatly, seriously, or excessively: he has been much (not very) inconvenienced; she has been excessively (not too) criticized  


very high frequency  
      n   a radio-frequency band or radio frequency lying between 30 and 300 megahertz,   (Abbrev.)    VHF  
very large-scale integration  
      n     (Computing)   the process of fabricating a few thousand logic gates or more in a single integrated circuit,   (Abbrev.)    VLSI  
Very light  
      n   a coloured flare fired from a special pistol (Very pistol) for signalling at night, esp. at sea  
     (C19: named after Edward W. Very (1852--1910), US naval ordnance officer)  
very low frequency  
      n   a radio-frequency band or radio frequency lying between 3 and 30 kilohertz,   (Abbrev.)    VLF  
Very Reverend  
      n   a title of respect for a variety of ecclesiastical officials, such as deans and the superiors of some religious houses  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
Io sono per Lei
v.
am not
as in, I amn't going to the store. to replace the word ain't.
exp.
J'aime travailler !
n.
used to describe a person. i.e this is the qua am telling you about or he is a fantastic qua
n.
Phrase used when someone has brought all the evidences to support his point of view; "I'm done with explanations"
exp.
I can't understand it, I can't believe it, I can't accept it
n.
very short haircut
n.
very cold temperature
id.
rain very heavily
Idiomatic expression. "The weather was really bad yesterday. It was raining cats and dogs all day."
exp.
deteriorate very quickly
exp.
what about you
Slang; written abbreviation
exp.
love you loads
"je t'aime beaucoup" in French
exp.
go away idiot, fool ; leave me alone idiot, fool ; fuck you idiot, fool ; fuck off idiot, fool.
[Slang];[Vulg.]
o.
talk to you later
exp.
you only live once
[Fam.] acronym
n.
person that you date
exp.
it's said when someone has done things in the wrong order
exp.
love very much (smth. or smb.)
exp.
be very expensive; cost a lot
exp.
he is a very good seller
adj.
done because you want to
[US] i did the proyect voluntary to improve my grade
adj.
the decision is yours
id.
expression used to show full agreement on smth.
n.
very short presentation of a product or a company that you would do to somebody you meet briefly, like in an elevator, to attract his/her attention
exp.
do something which puts you in a very difficult situation and limits the way that you can act
o.
Shortening of Talk To You Soon
n.
is a sarcastic phrase, actualy point's out someone's pessimism
exp.
vous ne m'en voudrez pas si je vous demande pourquoi ?
do you mind my asking why you are so late? = vous ne m'en voudrez pas / puis-je vous demander pourquoi vous êtes si en retard ?
exp.
The actual say is: "You can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar" This means that it is easier to persuade people if you use polite arguments and flattery than if you are confrontational.
id.
the carrot is more effective than the stick

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