View Poll Results: The film was ___ better than I'd expected.

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  • quite

    426 60.94%
  • rather

    273 39.06%
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Thread: Quite\Rather 2

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    #1

    Quite\Rather 2

    What's the rule?

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    One is used. The other is not.

    :wink:

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    #3
    You could say:

    • The film was quite a bit better than I'd expected.


    :)

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    That's cheating.


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    rather

    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    That's cheating.
    or simply, the film was better than I expected..

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    One is used. The other is not.

    :wink:
    I'm not a teacher, so please consider any advice I give in that context.

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    Re: rather

    Quote Originally Posted by valtango
    or simply, the film was better than I expected..
    Very true, and in my opinion, preferable.
    I'm not a teacher, so please consider any advice I give in that context.

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    #8
    Can I say quite good or rather bad?

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    #9
    Quote Originally Posted by ion Joe
    Can I say quite good or rather bad?
    Yes, you can use either, although preferably not at the same time.

    :wink:

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    i picked quite

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