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    Default Re: Please help. Test with native speakers.

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    Hi. I am writing my master thesis and need to do a kind of a test with native speakers. Could you take a look at the following sentences and insert RATHER, PRETTY, FAIRLY or QUITE where it seems more natural to you. There is no right or wrong. I simply need the statistics. Please, specify the country of origin and your age. Thanks in advance.


    1.I was r/p/q surprised to see him with his ex-wife.
    2.He was limping r/p/q badly.
    3.I got a letter from Sylvia all recently.
    4.The food in the cafeteria is usually all good.
    5.She still looks all miserable.
    6.Iím all sure heíll say yes.
    7.The house had a r/p/f large garden.
    8.She speaks English all well.

    (From UK)

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    Default Re: I am writing a thesis. Help!

    I would say:
    He is limping slightly

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    He is limping quite a bit
    but "He is limping badly" seems to mean that he is doing a poor job of limping. Maybe he could do better at limping if he practiced more.


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    Default Re: I am writing a thesis. Help!

    There is another thread here with the same questions. Maybe we could merge the two? Maybe you could post each question as a poll? (The word "very" would be used more than some of the options that are offered.)


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    Default Re: Please help. Test with native speakers.

    Merged threads.

    (Sp: master's thesis)




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    Thank you for the answer. I am handing in my paper in three weeks.

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