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    Default for his very life . she has to wait

    i read this phrase in two different stories i guessed the meaning but i want to know exactly what does (very life ) mean ?

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    Default Re: for his very life . she has to wait

    I need an answer please

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    Default Re: for his very life . she has to wait

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    "Very" is there to emphasize the seriousness of the situation. "You're playing for nothing less than your very life."

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    Default Re: for his very life . she has to wait

    Quote Originally Posted by misha17 View Post
    I need an answer please
    There were 4 hrs 36 mins between your posts. This site is run by volunteers, many of whom were not even awake. If you understand this, you are very welcome here. If you want an immediate response, go elsewhere and pay for a support contract.

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