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    Real or Really

    Should one say "it was a real pleasure" or "it was really a pleasure"?


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    Wink Re: Real or Really

    I think iether of these statements could be used

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    Re: Real or Really

    Quote Originally Posted by Glonn View Post
    Should one say "it was a real pleasure" or "it was really a pleasure"?
    'It was a real pleasure.'

    'It was really a pleasure.' To me, this sentence is a bit awkward because "really", an adverb, seems to be modifying "pleasure", a noun. When "really" modifies "was" it normally precedes "was". (but some people may not see a problem with your sentence)

    'It really was a pleasure.'

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