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    GuilhermeRM is offline Banned
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    ''We've had precious little ''

    Shouldn't I use ''preciously'' rather than an adjective?

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    Re: ''We've had precious little ''

    No. Here "precious" is an alternative to "very". See here where it shows it is an intensifier.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: ''We've had precious little ''

    'Precious little' doesn't mean 'little in a precious way' (whatever that might mean )

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