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It Would Be So Very:Daily Prompt

“It would be so very.”-Heathers

    The word very is one of the laziest words. It is an adverb that is overused as an adjective. As a teacher I discourage students from using it in essays. It bothered me so much, I would take five points off for its use much to their dismay. They would see is as an easy way to be descriptive. I wanted them to expand their vocabulary. Image

The room was very cold. Bad

The room was frigid/arctic/freezing/. Better

 That house is very ugly. Bad

That house is gaudy/an eyesore/ hideous. Good

Using very is the same as using curse words to be descriptive. It does show a lack of vocabulary and lack of imagination. Frequent users should purchase some vocabulary cards to acquire some new words.

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