Definition of 'very'
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Example sentences containing 'very'
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We have really used the book text and changed very little of it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The fans here have been very good to me. The Sun (2016)Otherwise you could end up feeling very rueful. The Sun (2017)What it does is give us a very good indication. Times, Sunday Times (2017)We are all involved in an industry where there is corruption from the very top. The Sun (2016)We are playing very well in a shape defensively and can build on that. The Sun (2016)It will come back up very quickly. The Sun (2016)There are lots of very different ones. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She wanted to do it and it would have been very churlish to say no. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And a very certain opposition as well: some of it sensible, a good deal of it plain hysterical. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We said very little to each other. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We have a very good take on it. The Sun (2012)Those two songs at the end are very touching. The Sun (2006)We felt we had already given it our very best shot. The Sun (2014)They are strong in certain areas and very strong in others. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You are expected to be right at the top from the very beginning. The Sun (2013)We improved in the second half and defended very well. The Sun (2014)The staff say all will be back to normal very soon. Times, Sunday Times (2013)That beat is one of very few moments of real tenderness in the film. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)We will have very little say in what happens. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They do not like humans very much. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Were you also very determined to make something very different to your previous albums? The Sun (2009)It often turned out to be very little. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We have a very good squad with very good players. The Sun (2008)He gives us a very good balance. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He seems certain to go very close. The Sun (2012)This is a demoralising message and can discourage women from aiming for the very top. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They are very well organised and stubborn. The Sun (2010)He was a very funny man. Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)But only at the very, very end. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Trends of 'very'
Extremely Common. very is one of the 1000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'very'
British English: very /ˈvɛrɪ/ ADVERB
Very is used before a word to make it stronger.
She had a very bad dream.
- American English: very
- Arabic: جِدّاً
- Brazilian Portuguese: muito
- Chinese: 很
- Croatian: vrlo
- Czech: velmi
- Danish: meget
- Dutch: erg
- European Spanish: muy
- Finnish: erittäin
- French: très
- German: sehr
- Greek: πολύ
- Italian: molto
- Japanese: 非常に
- Korean: 대단히
- Norwegian: svært
- Polish: bardzo
- European Portuguese: muito
- Romanian: foarte
- Russian: очень
- Spanish: muy
- Swedish: mycket
- Thai: อย่างมาก
- Turkish: çok
- Ukrainian: дуже
- Vietnamese: rất
Definition of very from the Collins English Dictionary
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