INSTEAD OF “VERY”
“Very” is what we call an intensifier, which are adverbs or adverbial phrases that strengthen the meaning of other expressions and show emphasis.
very old – ancient
very quick – speedy / rapid
very rich – wealthy
very scared – terrified
very big – giant / massive
very shy – timid
very short – brief/precise
very simple – plain/basic
very open – transparent/clear
very cute – adorable
Here are some sentences.
- I am sorry, I can’t attend your party tonight. I am extremely (very) tired right now.
- She was ( very pretty ) stunning / gorgeous on her wedding dress yesterday.
- I just finished watching that movie you recommended to me last time and I have to say it was remarkably ( very)
- He delivered an impressive ( very good ) speech for his mother on her 60th birthday.
- Elsa was not only ( very good ) brilliant , but she was fast in her work.