200 Common English Phrases
Words to Use Instead of ‘VERY' in English
I was late and he was furious with me.
The bride looked gorgeous
They have a massive house.
During the global economic crisis many people were left destitute.
The music was deafening.
Her home is spotless.
The landlords are so stingy – they refused to pay for new carpets.
In those days, a trip to the West was an arduous journey.
The company issued a brief statement about yesterday’s accident.
His response to the accusation was rapid.
The desert is so arid that nothing can grow there.
A highly intelligent young man
She has an awful boss.
We were all distraught over the loss of our homes in the flood.
With a sorrowful sigh she folded the letter and put it away.
She has a very forceful personality which will serve her well in politics.
It’s freezing in here – can I close the window?
She has a lovely serene face.
They were asking a colossal amount of money for the house.
She was very pretty and petite.
The bathroom was pink and green and silver – it was absolutely hideous.
Her jokes are absolutely hilarious.
Natural resources and a well-trained workforce make a country wealthy.
In one corner, two people were talking in hushed voices.
Wash your hands – they’re filthy!
This procedure can be very costly.
When you watch her dance, it looks so effortless.
The towering walls of the Acropolis
Something is wrong with the car – the engine feels sluggish.
My shoes are soaked.
Whose idiotic idea was it to go camping?
Her car is in excellent condition.
The new president was greeted by an ecstatic crowd.
It’s too hot in here, can we turn down the heating?
An exhilarating walk in the mountains.
A tiny flower.
A frail old lady.
I’m swamped with work at the moment.
I think this will appear obvious to the audience.
He’s a cautious driver.
He always uses vibrant colors in his paintings.
She was an imaginative and innovative manager.
He said he was perplexed by the governor’s remarks.
The house, usually bustling with activity, was strangely silent.
His mother’s death when he was aged six had a very profound effect on him.
I was thrilled that so many people turned up to the party.
The house stood in a bleak and desolate landscape.
She was not just overweight; she was clinically obese.
They are generous, petty, lavish with their opinions.
We’re overjoyed at your news.
He seemed an amiable young man.
They said goodbye under a leaden sky.
You look terrific!
He is feeling battered and bruised at the moment.
Isn’t lunch ready yet? I’m starving.
Nobody wants to appear indolent or indifferent.
They live in a huge house.
A school with extensive grounds
The exact location of the factory has yet to be decided.
These tent ropes are too slack – they need tightening.
He came in with an adorable puppy.
He hesitated before calling her, fearful of what she might say.
She’s a keen tennis player.
A long and tedious journey
It’s a quick journey
Of course, in the end, the wicked witch gets killed.
We had a very animated discussion.
A ferocious dog