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    #1

    well done or very well?

    What's the difference between the two.
    When do we use well done and when do we use very well?

    If you have the next sentece:

    A: I won a tennis competition yesterday.
    B: ............

    what is the correct answer? well done or very well?

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    #2

    Re: well done or very well?

    Quote Originally Posted by teyla View Post
    What's the difference between the two.
    When do we use well done and when do we use very well?

    If you have the next sentece:

    A: I won a tennis competition yesterday.
    B: ............

    what is the correct answer? well done or very well?
    The correct answer is well done. It means bravo in Romanian. The word bravo is used in English as well and it expresses approval, especially of a performance.

    Your performance was very good. You did it very well.


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    Re: well done or very well?

    thanks a lot. it's clear now.

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    #4

    Re: well done or very well?

    Quote Originally Posted by teyla View Post
    thanks a lot. it's clear now.
    You are most welcome!

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    #5

    Re: well done or very well?

    Quote Originally Posted by Teia View Post
    The correct answer is well done. It means bravo in Romanian. The word bravo is used in English as well and it expresses approval, especially of a performance.

    Your performance was very good. You did it very well.
    It is very common to just say 'You did very well.' (no "it")

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    #6

    Re: well done or very well?

    Quote Originally Posted by 2006 View Post
    It is very common to just say 'You did very well.' (no "it")
    Oh, yes. You are right. I`ve heard it very often.

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