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    Hi,

    Can you please explain this construction when people say "one ugly" followed by a noun, like "one ugly car" or "one ugly person"?

    Is it just emphasizing of "ugly car" or "ugly person" or is there an additional meaning to it?

    Thank you!

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    Not a teacher.

    It's used for emphasis. Instead of "That's an ugly car," it is easier to emphasize the word "one." That's one ugly car.

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    thank you!

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