take turnsB2(UK also take it in turn(s))›When a number of people take turns, they do the same thing one after the other: We take turns toanswer the phone.in turnC1(alsoby turns)›one after the other in an agreedorder: Each of us collects the mail in turn.
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,