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    ADJECTIVE OR ADVERB

    It is pretty expensive. In this sentence pretty is an adverb or an adjective?

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    Re: ADJECTIVE OR ADVERB

    Welcome to UsingEnglish.com, Neelaa Murugappan!

    See http://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/pretty_1 ..pretty1..adverb

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    Re: ADJECTIVE OR ADVERB

    Welcome to the forum, Neelaa Murugappan.

    Quote Originally Posted by Neelaa Murugappan View Post
    It is pretty expensive.

    In this sentence, is pretty is an adverb or an adjective?
    Please note the correct way to ask a question.

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    Re: ADJECTIVE OR ADVERB

    It is an adverb because it modifies an adjective. Adjectives don't modify adjectives.

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