business is business›used to say that in a particular situation the most important thing is to do what is right for a business: It would have been nice to sell the company to friends, but business is business.
sb you can do business with›someone who you feel you can work well with, because you understand each other: Eventually they found a consultant they felt they could do business with.
Highly delighted, bitterly disappointed, ridiculously cheap: adverbs for emphasis.
by Liz Walter,
October 22, 2014
We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,