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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  
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means a liquid is not clear: this tea's got bits in it, I don't like yogurt with bits in it
assez proche de l'idée de 'il y a à boire et à manger'
something is easy to do
it's the best there is
ظاهر او باين على وجهك
Used to express that it is impossible to decide between two options because they're equal
English expression
When something is 'in the air', it means something exciting or significant is taking place or about to happen. Ex.: Spring is in the air - it's time for change!
it's a unintended call which happens when the keys are not blocked in one's pocket
management by walking/wandering around; it's a form of management based on frequent informal visits to the subordinates'work area and direct interaction with them
"It's a list of all the people and things I hate so much I want to hit them in the face with a shovel." Concept coming from the Marian Keyes novel, The Mystery of Mercy Close (2012).
vintage light on police car, i.e. a single dome with rotating lights inside. Thus nicknamed because of it's resemblance with bubblegum machines.
[US];[Coll.] Syn. bubble gum machine, gumball machine.
it's said for determining someone to calm down, be patient, control his/her reactions
neighborhood considered dangerous, where it's not recommended to go, especially as an outsider
it's said when someone has done things in the wrong order
c'est bizarre
c'est temps
c'est difficile
c'est bon
c'est faux
c'est urgent
c'est douteux
c'est essentiel
c'est heureux
c'est surprenant
c'est regrettable
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