147 WORDS TO USE INSTEAD OF "VERY".

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Original content by Tatyana Permanova

WORDS TO USE INSTEAD OF "VERY"

I use "VERY" all the time... and maybe only half of column #2...Do you?

Here is a short list.... But I found out - at list 147 words can be used instead.

 

Three Telling Quotes About ‘Very’

  1. “Substitute ‘damn’ every time you’re inclined to write ‘very;’ your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be. ~Mark Twain
  2. “‘Very’ is the most useless word in the English language and can always come out. More than useless, it is treacherous because it invariably weakens what it is intended to strengthen.” ~Florence King
  3. “So avoid using the word ‘very’ because it’s lazy. A man is not very tired, he is exhausted. Don’t use very sad, use morose. Language was invented for one reason, boys – to woo women – and, in that endeavour, laziness will not do. It also won’t do in your essays.” ~N.H. Kleinbaum

 

HIGHLIGHT REALTY                                                                    Tatyana Permanova 561-756-6962 561-756-6962 - Tatyana Permanova

 

 

 

HIGHLIGHT REALTY                                                                    Tatyana Permanova 561-756-6962 tpermanova@gmail.com

 

 

 

           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Flawless reblog Marti!

Jul 23, 2019 09:46 PM #1
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Thank you Marte for re-blogging this excellent list of "better than very" words.

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Good morning, Marte Cliff great choice for a reblog.... that's a great compliment to the author of this post to have a reblog from you....

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Good morning, Marte... when I read this yesterday my first thought was that this was a very "Marte Cliff type" post!

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When I saw this title ...I thought it was YOUR post !

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Thanks Anna Banana Kruchten CRB, CRS 602-380-4886 and Michelle Carr Crowe,Altas Just Call...408-252-8900! - I thought it was a good one. I'd have missed it if not for Kathy Streib alerting me to it.

 

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Barbara Todaro Thanks. I'm not sure that I agree with you, but I appreciate that sentiment.

Nina Hollander - and you were correct. Just like everyone else, I can use a reminder now and then to keep from getting lazy.

 

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Sally K. & David L. Hanson - That's funny!

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