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    Sukhomvit is offline Junior Member
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    as lovely as possible

    "The mise-en-scène of the art of charcoal-burning is in itself as lovely as possible."
    (quoted from Out of Africa by I. Dinesen)
    May I read the red words as "very lovely"? Thanks.

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    Re: as lovely as possible

    Well, you can, but they don't mean the same. "as lovely as possible" means that it could not possibly be any lovelier. It is as lovely as it is possible for it to be. That's stronger than just "very lovely".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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