• Adj: precisely as stated; example: "the very center of town"
• Adj: being the exact same one; not any other:; examples: "this is the identical room we stayed in before", "the themes of his stories are one and the same", "saw the selfsame quotation in two newspapers", "on this very spot", "the very thing he said yesterday", "the very man I want to see"
• Adv: used as intensifiers; `real' is sometimes used informally for `really'; `rattling' is informal; examples: "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; examples: "on the very next page", "he expected the very opposite"
One would like to be grand and heroic, if one could; but if not, why try at all? One wants to be very something, very great, very heroic; or if not that, then at least very stylish and very fashionable. It is this everlasting mediocrity that bores me.
I had to do this very aggressive, big score in a very short time, and knowing that in the beginning, middle, and end would be this very, very famous theme, but I still had to weave a score around it and make it work as a score was really challenging.
I had very supportive parents that made the way for me, even at a time when there were very few women - no women, really; maybe two or three women - and very few, fewer than that, African-American women heading in this direction, so there were very few people to look up to. You just had to have faith.
I respect very much the role of the media in our society; I think they can be very, very helpful. They serve as a very useful check, sort of a watchdog over the actions of the government, and I respect that.
I find this proposed amendment very, very, very, very shocking. And immoral. And, you know, if civil disobedience is the way to go about change, then I think a lot of people will be going to San Francisco.
We're talking about the lawyers for the United States of America. And I think it's very, very important that the lawyers be comfortable being very candid and open about their views on very sensitive issues affecting the United States.