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Use “very” as an adverb to increase the value or degree of an adjective. 


The word “very is similar to “really.”  The video provides examples of this. 

  • This movie is very good. 
  • That’s a very bad thing to do. 
  • We’re very happy about our progress. 
  • You have to be very careful. (“Very” modifies an adjective.)
  • You have to do that very carefully. (“Very” modifies an adverb.)
  • English is a very difficult language for some people. 
  • For others, English is not very difficult. 

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