Quotes containing word "very"

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Sell also: identical, rattling, real, really, selfsame

Definitions and meanings of word "very"

• 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"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "very"

Catherine Deneuve
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Born Friday 22 October 1943
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Charlize Theron
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Steve Jobs
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Thursday 24 February 1955 - Wednesday 5 October 2011
Sally Ride
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Erika Slezak
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Warren Christopher
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Tuesday 27 October 1925 - Friday 18 March 2011
Atom Egoyan
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Born Tuesday 19 July 1960
Emma Thompson
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Born Wednesday 15 April 1959
Dan Quayle
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Born Tuesday 4 February 1947
Bill Gates
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Victoria de los Angeles
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Thursday 1 November 1923 - Saturday 15 January 2005

Nothing very very good and nothing very very bad ever lasts for very very long.

Doug Coupland

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There is a new way with very very tiny fiber optics, which give an enormous high resolution. There are many many thousand fibers, very very close together with a very small diameter.

Lennart Nilsson

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I work with Sally and I can see Sally doing that. She is very aggressive. Very fun loving and charming... and pushy in a very competitive way and a very healthy way and a very good actress.

Dabney Coleman

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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.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

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I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful, much adulated, very famous and very unhappy.

Brigitte Bardot

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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.

Leah Ward Sears

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I have a very good family. I'm very fortunate to have a very good family. I believe very strongly in the family. It's one of the things we have in our platform, is to talk about it.

Dan Quayle

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In general President Obama's policies have been very, very skewed and very, very extreme. Like on healthcare for example, I don't think that trying to ram healthcare through was a smart idea politically, because he wasted a lot of capital and now he doesn't have any of that same capital with even his own party that he used to have.

Jonathan Krohn

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You have to be very fond of men. Very, very fond. You have to be very fond of them to love them. Otherwise they're simply unbearable.

Marguerite Duras

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I felt very honored, and I knew that people would be watching very closely, and I felt it was very, very important that I do a good job.

Sally Ride

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Scholarship was one thing, drudgery another. I very soon concluded that nothing would induce me to read, let alone make notes on, hundreds and hundreds of very, very, very boring books.

Simon Raven

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My mother was a terrific force in my life. Wartime-generation woman, hadn't gone to university but should have done. Was very funny, very verbal, very clever, very witty.

Ian Hislop

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I think I've been brought up very well by both my parents. I am very cautious and I think I'm now fit for the world I'm in. They're very much behind my modelling and very supportive.

Lily Collins

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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.

Alberto Gonzales

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I shall miss all the people in it and the great fun we had doing it. I enjoyed playing the character very much. It was a very, very special character and a very special series. And the camaraderie of it all. I loved it.

Derek Jacobi

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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.

Danny Elfman

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What we do at its very, very best, at its very, very most, will shift us slightly in our seat. If only for two hours, great. If for the rest of our lives, even better.

Campbell Scott

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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.

Alberto Gonzales

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They're great girls. They're very funny, they're very smart, they're fun to be with. They're very lively, as I think people can tell. And you know, they're very confident girls.

Laura Bush

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Actors are the best and the worst of people. They're like kids. When they're good, they're very very good. When they're bad they're very very naughty.

Kenneth Branagh

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