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  1. Nefertiti's Avatar

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    quite/all/purely/only/absolutely

    Is it OK to say the following?

    1. She found her lost dog quite by chance/accident.

    2. She found her lost dog all by chance/accident.

    3. She found her lost dog by chance/accident.

    4. She found her lost dog purely by chance/accident.

    5. She found her lost dog only by chance/accident.

    6. She found her lost dog absolutely by chance/accident.

    7. any better suggestions?




    Please explain your answers.

    Thanks


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    Re: quite/all/purely/only/absolutely

    Quote Originally Posted by Nefertiti View Post
    Is it OK to say the following?

    1. She found her lost dog quite by chance/accident.

    2. She found her lost dog all by chance/accident.

    3. She found her lost dog by chance/accident.

    4. She found her lost dog purely by chance/accident.

    5. She found her lost dog only by chance/accident.

    6. She found her lost dog absolutely by chance/accident.

    7. any better suggestions?




    Please explain your answers.

    Thanks
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  2. Nefertiti's Avatar

    • Join Date: Sep 2007
    • Posts: 383
    #3

    Re: quite/all/purely/only/absolutely

    Hi A.

    I wonder why #2 doesn't work?

    Thanks for the reply.

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