• 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.