very

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very is part of the Basic English 850.
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very is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
very

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Adverb[change]

Positive
very

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. Much; quite. Using very makes the adjective or adverb stronger.
    He was very young.

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Adjective[change]

Positive
very

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. Actual, same.
    It was the very boy who helped me.
  2. Exact.
    This man is the very one for the job.

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