Very: very idea, very well, my very own

Meaning of expressions with VERY; the very idea, very good, very well, one’s very own

the very idea (infml)

expresses surprise at someone’s suggestion etc

  • – Of course you can’t miss 3 days of school to go the rock festival! The very idea!

Very (adj)

to give force to an expression

  • – This is the very guitar he played in the last concert before he died.
  • – She was scared of the very idea of living alone.
  • – This is the very last time I take you to school in the car, you’ll have to walk from tomorrow.

 Very well

reluctant agreement

  • – “You should take a jacket with you” “Oh, very well … if I have to!!”

very good

respectful form of agreement; of course; certainly.

  • – “Could you wrap the dress for a present for my wife, please?” “Very good, Sir”

one’s very own

shared with no one else

  • – You’re very lucky to have your very own car. I have to share with my sister and my mother.

There are also lessons with idioms using LOVE  as well as many other lessons and exercises with phrasal verbs and English Idioms  One example is Book which is used in a number  of well-known English expressions such as closed book and throw the book at someone  There are more free lessons with other verbs in the Phrasal Verb Index   it includes run and  think. If you want, you can  practise by doing these exercises Check out other English Language and Grammar lessons and exercises here

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