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    #1

    VERY

    Which 'a' position is corect?
    1. He is a very good man;
    2. He is very a good man;
    3. Both.
    Thanks for help

    Yourek

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    Re: VERY

    Quote Originally Posted by yourek View Post
    Which 'a' position is corect?
    1. He is a very good man;
    2. He is very a good man;
    3. Both.
    Thanks for help

    Yourek
    Only the first.

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    Re: VERY

    The Polish edition of 'Matura Solution Pre-Intermediate' by Tim Falla,Paul A. Davies, Oxford University Press, ISBN 978 019 455007 9 says on page 11:
    The modifying adverb quite/very goes before a/an when there is a noun. For example: This is quite/very a good song.'

    Does it mean they are undereducated?

    Yourek

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    Re: VERY

    Quote Originally Posted by yourek View Post
    The Polish edition of 'Matura Solution Pre-Intermediate' by Tim Falla,Paul A. Davies, Oxford University Press, ISBN 978 019 455007 9 says on page 11:
    The modifying adverb quite/very goes before a/an when there is a noun. For example: This is quite/very a good song.'

    Does it mean they are undereducated?

    Yourek
    It means they are mistaken with the very.

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    #5

    Re: VERY

    Thanks

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    #6

    Re: VERY

    I think 'quite' is used this way:
    - This is quite a good song. ('quite' followed by a/an)

    and 'very':
    - This is a very good song. ('very' preceded by a/an)

    What do you think, teachers? Am i right?

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    Re: VERY

    Yes - you're right.

    Rover

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