unit67 - This light is too bright. (bad: it hurts my eyes)...

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Unit 67: SOME IMPORTANT ADVERBS 1 Really / almost / hardly / just These words can give extra information about a whole sentence. I really like football. (I like it very much.) I don’t really like football. (I’m not interested in it.) I really don’t like football. (I hate it.) I just don’t like football. (Simple fact: there is nothing more to say.) We almost missed the train. We hardly had time to catch it. (We caught the train but we had very little time.) We just had time to catch it. I hardly know you. (I know you, but very little.) It’s just around the corner. (It’s very near the corner.) 2 Too / enough / very This light is very bright. (a fact)
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Unformatted text preview: This light is too bright. (bad: it hurts my eyes) This light is bright enough. (OK: I can see) This light is n’t bright enough. (bad: I can’t see) He’s driving very quickly. (a fact) He’s driving too quickly. (bad: it is dangerous) He’s driving quickly enough. (OK: we will be on time) He is n’t driving quickly enough. (bad: we will be late) He’s driving too slowly = He is n’t driving quickly enough. Enough is also an adjective: There were n’t enough chairs for = There were too many students in the classroom. the students to sit on. Notice the positions: 1 2 enough + noun adjective + enough adverb + enough...
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