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 Meanings and Examples of VERY
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very
 ad.  to a great degree or extremely
 a.  exact or particular
Classic Sentence: (202 in 14 pages)
1  Yeah, Gatsby's very careful about women.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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2  "Looks very good," he remarked vaguely.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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3  This professor was very unlike his colleague.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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4  It was all very careless and confused.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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5  Edward is very amiable, and I love him tenderly.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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6  She felt that Edward stood very high in her opinion.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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7  He is very far from being independent.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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8  Men are very safe with us, let them be ever so rich.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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9  His setting off in such a hurry seems very like it.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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10  Marianne looked very grave and said nothing.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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11  She was very earnest to see the corpse.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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12  My journey was very melancholy.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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13  Her sufferings have been very severe.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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14  I understand she is a woman of very good fortune.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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15  A very little trouble on your side secures him.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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Example Sentence: (202 in 14 pages)
16  I went to a very traditional school.
17  They treat their children very badly.
18  The hands of a clock turn very slowly.
19  It's very hard to turn the wick up and down.
20  He that is full of himself is very empty.
21  To deceive oneself is very easy.
22  I've never been very good at arithmetic.
23  She's very conventional in her views.
24  She comes from a very artistic family.
25  They've got a very blinkered view of life.
26  His plots are always very ingenious.
27  She wears glasses with very thick lenses.
28  He is very reticent about his past.
29  The rooms are all very square.
30  He's always very punctual.