#37 | Adverbs on Intensity | very, really, pretty, fairly
Pete discusses how beautiful a new flatmate is using adverbs of intensity.
Pete: So, tell me Kate, what’s this new flatmate of yours like? I heard she's beautiful.
Kate: Yeah, she's really beautiful actually, in a very natural way. She has lovely long brown hair and her skin is so smooth. But I thought you weren't interested in looks, that personality was important.
Pete: Well, true. So, so why don’t you tell me what she's like then.
Kate: Well, actually she's very serious. She spends a lot of time reading and she really loves talking about politics. Not your type at all Pete.
Pete: What do you mean?
Kate: Well, you're a good laugh Pete. I can’t see you spending hours debating who should be President.
Pete: Well yeah, I guess that's probably
- Shanghai is very crowded.
- I am fairly good at tennis.
- Extremely expensive Expensive +++ Most
- Very expensive
- Really expensive
- Fairly/Pretty expensive
- Expensive Neutral
- Not very expensive
- Not expensive Fairly cheap
- Cheap Cheap Least
- I can’t afford that watch because it is too expensive.
- Man U are too good, so Carlisle will never beat them.
- That curry looks great and it isn’t too expensive.
- The opposition aren’t too good for us today.