"Are you tired?" "No, not very."
Thank you very much.
- We were very tired after our climb.
- The surname 'Smith' is very common in Britain.
- The laws controlling drugs are very strict in this country.
- It's very convenient that you live near the office.
- He was very upset that you didn't reply to his letters.
veryadjective [ before noun ]uk /ˈver.i/ us /ˈver.i/
very adjective [ before noun ] (EXACT)
- She walked in wearing the very dress the hostess had on.
- I would like to have come, but that's the very day my niece is coming to stay with me.
- While claiming to promote positive images of women, advertisers are in fact doing the very opposite.
- He was sitting in the very spot where I had first seen him, all those years before.
- Ah, there you are - the very woman I was hoping to see!
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