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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (extremely)
a. muy
He is very clever and very handsome too.Es muy inteligente y muy guapo también.
2. (absolutely)
a. muy
We'll have it ready at the very earliest on Friday.Lo tendremos preparado como muy pronto el viernes.
3. (as short answer)
a. muy
Is she rich? Very.¿Es rica? Muy.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (precise)
a. mismo
That very day we bought the house.Ese mismo día compramos la casa.
5. (absolute)
a. justo
You will find it at the very end of the corridor.Lo encontrarás justo al final del pasillo.
b. mero
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
It's in the very middle of nowhere.Está en el mero centro de ninguna parte.
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (extremely)
a. muy
very good/littlemuy bueno/poco
very muchmucho
it isn't very difficultno es muy difícil
are you hungry? — yes, very¿tienes hambre? — sí, mucha
2. (radiology)
very high frequencyfrecuencia muy alta
3. (emphatic use)
the very first/bestel primero/el mejor de todos
at the very mostcomo muy mucho
at the very least/latestcomo muy poco/muy tarde
the very same dayjusto ese mismo día
I very nearly diedestuve en un tris de morir
the very next dayprecisamente el día siguiente
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (emphatic use)
in this very houseen esta misma casa
this very dayeste mismo día
those were his very wordsesas fueron sus palabras exactas
at the very beginningal principio del todo
the very thought of it was enough to turn my stomachsólo de pensarlo se me revolvía el estómago
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very [ˈverɪ]
1 (extremely) muy
it is very cold [+object] está muy frío; [+weather] hace mucho frío
the food was very good la comida estuvo muy buena
"that will be all" — "very good, sir" —nada más —muy bien, señor
you're not being very helpful me ayudas bien poco; no me estás siendo de gran ayuda
very high frequency (Rad) (abbr VHF) frecuencia (f) muy alta
that's very kind of you eres muy amable
very much mucho
"did you enjoy it?" — "very much (so)" —¿te ha gustado? —sí, mucho; she feels very much better se encuentra muchísimo mejor; I was very (much) surprised me sorprendió mucho; para mí fue una gran sorpresa; I didn't like it very much no me gustó mucho
he very nearly missed the bus por muy poco pierde el autobús
we don't see each other very often nos vemos poco; no nos vemos mucho
he's so very poor es tan pobre
it's not so very difficult no es tan difícil
very well, I'll do what I can muy bien or bueno, haré lo que pueda
he couldn't very well refuse no pudo negarse a hacerlo
2 (absolutely)
the very best
she eats nothing but the very best solo come lo mejor de lo mejor; we did our very best hicimos todo lo que pudimos
at the very earliest como muy pronto
the very first el primero de todos
try your very hardest esfuérzate al máximo
the very last el último de todos
at the very latest a más tardar; como muy tarde
at the very least como mínimo
at the very most a lo sumo; como mucho; como máximo
that is the very most we can offer eso es todo lo más que podemos ofrecer
the very next day precisamente el día siguiente
she was given her very own TV show le dieron su propio programa de televisión
it's my very own es el mío
the very same hat el mismísimo sombrero
3 (alone, in reply to question) mucho
"are you tired?" — "(yes,) very" —¿estás cansado? —(sí,) mucho
1 (precise) mismo
the very bishop himself was there el mismísimo obispo estaba allí
from the very beginning desde el comienzo mismo
things started going wrong from the very beginning
that very day ese mismo día
in this very house en esta misma casa
he's the very man we want es justo el hombre que buscamos
at that very moment en ese mismo momento
it's the very thing! ¡es justo lo que necesitamos!
those were his very words eso fue exactamente lo que dijo
2 (mere)
the very idea! ¡qué cosas dices!; ¡cómo se te ocurre!
the very thought (of it) makes me feel sick con solo pensarlo me da náuseas
3 (extreme)
at the very bottom abajo del todo
at the very end justo al final; al final de todo
at the very top arriba del todo
the veriest rascal el mayor bribón; the veriest simpleton el más bobo
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