Adverbs

He did the job ....


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Fazzu

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To christmas_rose:
He did a big job.(you can use too)
'"fine job" and "good job" which difficult how?" - I am not sure what you are asking for here.

Now, I got some idea of what are BE and AE (BE-British speakers & AE-American speakers?).Someone confirm me!
 

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according to the Longman dictionary finely is an adverb with 3 basic meanings.
1. very thin; 2.closely and delicately; 3. very well , especially in a moral sense .e.g. I think he behaved finely.

I think he did the job fine would be more colloquial than finely...but I also agree that he did a fine job is by far more used....I´ve heard many times the sentence "he did fine" meaning "he did well" though and I can´t help but remember that americans say things like " he did the work real quick!"

and yes, BE means British English and AE American ,and instead of saying a "big" job it´d be better to say a "great"job since big would give the impression of something big in size rather than in quality.
 
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ieasy

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So which one is correct?? Shall we know the answer one day? Or will it remain a mystery forever??:-? :?: :-?
 

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all of them are OK!
 

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Janaina Volker said:
and yes, BE means British English and AE American ,and instead of saying a "big" job it´d be better to say a "great"job since big would give the impression of something big in size rather than in quality.

I hope there isn't a job big in size...:lol:
 

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Sorry, big in amount of work to be done is what I meant..;)
 
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