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    Smile making emphatic

    can anyone help me to make emphatic these sentences?

    1-ı am hungry!
    2-boy,ı hate it!
    3-ıt was a good party!
    4-she can play the piano!
    5-he did not drop a hint.
    6-ı wouldn't doubt his integrity for one moment.
    7-the smoke was so dense that even breathing apparatus proved ineffective against it.
    8-his fear of failing the examination was such that he resorted to cheating.
    9-he mentioned it to me only yesterday.
    10-ı am bored with this stupid exercise!

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    Re: making emphatic

    Quote Originally Posted by salas1907 View Post
    can anyone help me to make emphatic these sentences?

    1-ı am hungry!
    2-boy,ı hate it!
    3-ıt was a good party!
    4-she can play the piano!
    5-he did not drop a hint.
    6-ı wouldn't doubt his integrity for one moment.
    7-the smoke was so dense that even breathing apparatus proved ineffective against it.
    8-his fear of failing the examination was such that he resorted to cheating.
    9-he mentioned it to me only yesterday.
    10-ı am bored with this stupid exercise!
    What's this?: ı
    It translates to a small '1' or maybe an el in MS Word.

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    #3

    Re: making emphatic

    Use inversion.


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    Re: making emphatic

    it means 'I'.....
    I am hungry.

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    Re: making emphatic

    Quote Originally Posted by salas1907 View Post
    it means 'I'.....
    I am hungry.
    OK thanks. I know how you're using it. I was just wondering what it was.

    About your original question, most of them have already been made emphatic in one way or another - with an exclamation point or by adding "Boy!" at the beginning.
    You could add an adverb, rephrase the sentence, add a few expletives, use hyperbole.
    I am bloody hungry!
    I could eat a horse.
    I am starved!


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    Re: making emphatic

    OK. thank you

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