['verɪ] or ['vɛri]
(adj.) precisely as stated; 'the very center of town' .
(adv.) used as intensifiers; `real' is sometimes used informally for `really'; `rattling' is informal; 'she was very gifted'; 'he played very well'; 'a really enjoyable evening'; 'I'm real sorry about it'; 'a rattling good yarn'.
(adv.) precisely so; 'on the very next page'; 'he expected the very opposite'.
(v. t.) True; real; actual; veritable.
(adv.) In a high degree; to no small extent; exceedingly; excessively; extremely; as, a very great mountain; a very bright sum; a very cold day; the river flows very rapidly; he was very much hurt.
a. . True, real, actual.. Same, self-same.
ad. Highly, exceedingly, excessively, extremely, remarkably, surpassingly, to a high degree.
adj. true (now used chiefly in an intensive sense): real (so in B.): actual—sometimes used in superlative form Ver′iest.—adv. in a high degree.—In very deed of a truth certainly.
- As a walking companion, Emma had very early foreseen how useful she might find her. 简·奥斯汀. 爱玛.
- The talk was very often political or sociological, and interesting, curiously anarchistic. 戴维·赫伯特·劳伦斯. 恋爱中的女人.
- You have behaved very ill to me, said his lordship. 哈里特·威尔逊. 哈里特·威尔逊回忆录.
- When to-morrow comes, and he knows that I am in the house, do you think---- She stopped again, and looked at me very earnestly. 威尔基·柯林斯. 月亮宝石.
- Why, the breeches-maker, said Bob Manners, speaking very slow. 哈里特·威尔逊. 哈里特·威尔逊回忆录.
- That depends,' said Mrs. Bardell, approaching the duster very near to Mr. Pickwick's elbow which was planted on the table. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 匹克威克外传.
- I believe that he would have come all the way had it not been that Dr. Ferrier, who lives near me, was going down by that very train. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯回忆录.
- It was very small, very dark, very ugly, very incommodious. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 双城记.
- They are very much better, John. 鲁伯特·萨金特·荷兰. 历史性发明.
- One sees very little about it in the newspapers and popular magazines, in spite of the fact that it is the keystone, so to speak, of the motion-picture industry. 佚名. 神奇的知识之书.
- I'm frank and open; considering all things, it was very kind of you to allude to the circumstance--very kind and polite. 威廉·梅克比斯·萨克雷. 名利场.
- George Lamb and Elliston together, after they had listened to a page or two, with one voice exclaimed, Very stupid. 哈里特·威尔逊. 哈里特·威尔逊回忆录.
- I can't very well do it myself; because my back's so bad, and my legs are so queer. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 我们共同的朋友.
- He could not deny this, and indeed was very reasonable throughout. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 远大前程.
- Bradley, very white, sat looking at him in silence. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 我们共同的朋友.
- Why, I was afraid of being shot, said Alvanly, very quietly. 哈里特·威尔逊. 哈里特·威尔逊回忆录.
- He was always well dressed, very neat and plain, but his eyes were weak, just as mine are, and he wore tinted glasses against the glare. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯历险记.
- We did not go very far along the road, for Holmes stopped the instant that the curve hid us from the landlord's view. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯归来记.
- I had heard that very voice ere this, and compulsory observation had forced on me a theory as to what it boded. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 维莱特.
- You will learn very easily. 欧内斯特·海明威. 永别了,武器.
- I told Catherine and Ferguson about him and Ferguson was very impressed. 欧内斯特·海明威. 永别了,武器.
- Very often, Miss. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 我们共同的朋友.
- He has behaved very badly. 乔治·艾略特. 米德尔马契.
- Won't you say yes--I will devote my life to making you very happy. 埃德加·赖斯·巴勒斯. 人猿泰山.
- Traders and other undertakers may, no doubt with great propriety, carry on a very considerable part of their projects with borrowed money. 亚当·斯密. 国富论.
- Mr. Weller was in a very abstracted and contemplative mood. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 匹克威克外传.
- I was very careful indeed as to that. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 远大前程.
- I am an impoverished wretch--the very gaberdine I wear is borrowed from Reuben of Tadcaster. 沃尔特·司各特. 艾凡赫.
- The sitting was altogether very satisfactory; she was quite enough pleased with the first day's sketch to wish to go on. 简·奥斯汀. 爱玛.
- It ended in my moving into the house next Lady-day, and starting in practice on very much the same conditions as he had suggested. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯回忆录.