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very advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (extremely)molto, tanto avv
 He was very helpful.
 Era molto disponibile.
 
Additional Translations
very adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (particular)proprio avv
  stesso agg
 It was that very day that he proposed to her.
 È stato proprio quel giorno che le ha fatto la proposta.
very adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (mere)solo agg
 The very mention of his ex-wife caused problems.
 Il solo accenno alla sua ex moglie causava problemi.
very adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (exact)proprio avv
 He was the very person that I wanted to talk with.
 Era proprio la persona con cui volevo parlare.
very adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (as intensifier)esatto, preciso agg
 From the very beginning I knew he was a liar.
very advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (truly)molto avv
 He was very much an active member of the team.
 Era un membro molto attivo del gruppo.
very advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (intensifier) (con superlativi)di gran lunga avv
  davvero, proprio avv
 She was the very best person for the job.
 Era di gran lunga il migliore per il lavoro.
 Era davvero il migliore per il lavoro.
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
a very brief moment un momento brevissimo nm
at the very least advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (and no less, and no fewer)come minimo
  quantomeno avv
  perlomeno avv
 I would offer to pay half the cost, at the very least. At the very least you need to call her and say thank you.
 Come minimo mi offrirei di pagare la metà dei costi.
 Perlomeno dovresti chiamarla e ringraziarla.
before your very eyes proprio davanti ai tuoi occhi
do very little business viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (have few commercial dealings) (di negozio)lavorare poco, fare pochi affari, fare affari magri vi
 Certo che il suo negozio lavora poco! Ha aperto una boutique di lusso in un quartiere povero e decentrato, dove sopravvivono solo i mercatini.
in a very real sense advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (genuinely or literally)nel vero senso della parola, letteralmente avv
 Our family was puritan in a very real sense: never smoked, swore, drank, or even danced.
 La nostra famiglia era puritana nel vero senso della parola: non aveva mai fumato, imprecato, bevuto alcolici e nemmeno ballato.
in the very act advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (committing this crime)nell'atto di prep
 I caught my dog in the very act of eating the steak I had bought for dinner.
 Ho colto il cane nell'atto di mangiare la bistecca che avevo comperato per cena.
  in flagrante avv
 Ho colto il cane in flagrante mentre mangiava la bistecca che avevo comperato per cena.
in very truth in verità
in very truth a dirla tutta
not very advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (hardly, only a little)non molto avv
 That's not very nice of you. I'm not very interested in football.
 Non è molto carino da parte tua. Non sono molto interessato al calcio.
not very athletic non molto atletico
speak very highly of [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (say good things about [sb])parlare molto bene di qlcn vtr
 My son's teacher speaks very highly of him. She says he's a great student.
 Il figlio del mio insegnante parla molto bene di lui.
thank you very much interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (many thanks)grazie mille inter
thanks very much grazie molte
that's all very well,
but
informal (nevertheless, even so)fin qui tutto bene, ma
 That's all very well, but it still doesn't explain why you didn't finish the work.
the very best il meglio nm
the very latest news notizie recentissime
the very model la copia esatta nf
the Very Reverend il Reverendissimo nm
the very thing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (precisely what is required or specified)cosa in particolare, cosa che veramente
the very words le parole esatte nf
this very minute advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (immediately, without delay)in questo istante, immediatamente, subito, ora, adesso avv
 I need an answer this very minute!
very bad adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (awful, terrible)terribile, tremendo, bruttissimo agg
 She is in bed with a very bad case of the flu. Trixie, you are being a very bad dog.
 È a letto con una terribile influenza.
very badly malissimo adv
very beautiful (wonderful) (molto bello)bellissimo adj
very beginning nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (first word: of a text) (testo)incipit nm
 The very beginning of the Bible is one of its best-known passages.
 L'incipit della Bibbia è uno dei suoi passaggi più noti.
very beginning nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (first moment, starting point)inizio nm
  primo momento nm
 Let's make the rules clear from the very beginning.
 Chiariamo le regole fin dall'inizio.
very best nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (utmost)il proprio meglio nm
 The doctors tried their very best, but they were unable to save the patient.
 I dottori fecero del loro meglio, ma non furono in grado di salvare il paziente
very bright molto luminoso
very carino molto carino
very close molto vicino adj
very expensive  (econ.)molto caro adj
very expensive (costly) (econ.)molto costoso adj
very far away lontanissimi adj
very fast molto veloce adj
very fast molto velocemente adv
very few adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (not many)molto pochi
very few adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (rare)molto pochi, rari agg
very good adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (excellent)molto buono, ottimo agg
 I don't understand; he used to make very good grades.
 Non capisco, di solito prendeva ottimi voti.
very good interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" formal (very well, certainly)perfetto, molto bene inter
 Very good then, I'll see you in the morning.
 Molto bene, allora ci vediamo domani mattina.
very high altissimo adj
very high frequency ad altissima frequenza
very ill molto malato
very important person celebrità (VIP)
very intensely molto intensamente adv
very kind gentilissimo adj
very light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (highly illuminated)molto luminoso, luminosissimo agg
 The room was very light; I was dazzled as I walked in.
very light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (extremely lightweight)molto leggero, leggerissimo agg
 A feather is very light object.
very like preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (almost identical to)molto simile a, quasi uguale a agg
 One sparrow is very like another to human eyes.
very likely adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (highly probable)molto probabile agg
 I think it very likely that we will get some rain tonight.
 È molto probabile che nel pomeriggio piova.
very little advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (hardly anything)molto poco, pochissimo pron
 We have very little in common.
 Abbiamo pochissimo in comune.
very little nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (a small quantity)molto poco, pochissimo nm
very little adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (not much)molto poco, pochissimo agg
 The news report provided very little useful information.
 Il bollettino dava pochissime informazioni utili.
very low frequency nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (radio waves: 3-30 kHz)bassissima frequenza nf
very low frequency n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood." (radio waves: of 3-30 kHz)a bassissima frequenza loc agg
very many adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (a large number of)un gran numero di
very many adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (large in number)un gran numero di
very much advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (greatly)molto adv
 I like him very much.
 La tua macchina mi piace molto.
very much nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (a large amount)moltissimo agg
very much like adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (similar to)molto simile a agg
very nice molto bello
very often advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (frequently)molto frequentemente, con gran frequenza avv
very pale adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (complexion: white)molto pallido, pallidissimo agg
 Due to his very pale complexion he had to protect himself from the sun.
very pale adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (faded, light) (colori)sbiadito, molto leggero agg
 They painted their shutters a very pale shade of green that looked almost yellow.
very reverend nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (form of address for church minister)reverendo agg
 The Very Reverend Rudy Johnson will speak at the dinner tonight.
 Il reverendo Rudy Johnson parlerà questa sera alla cena.
very sad tristissimo adj
very same adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (exact or identical)identico agg
very seldom molto raramente
very short adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (extremely brief)molto breve, molto corto agg
 Some of Ernest Hemingway's stories are very short.
very short adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (not tall)molto basso agg
 He's only 5 feet tall. He's very short.
very short advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (abrupt, rude)secco, brusco agg
 She must be mad at me since she was very short with me when I asked her how she was.
very similar molto simile agg
very small molto piccolo adj
very soon advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in a short while from now)molto presto avv
 We will be leaving very soon.
 Partiremo molto presto
very soon advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (rapidly)rapidissimo agg
very sweet dolcissima adj
very sweet dolcissimo adj
very tired molto stanco adj
very ugly molto brutto adj
very vague estremamente vago adj
very weak adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (having no strength)molto debole agg
 A bad attack of flu leaves a person very weak.
very well advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (successfully)molto bene, benissimo avv
 He patched the hole in the wall very well: you'd never know it was there.
 Ha rattoppato il buco nel muro molto bene: se non sai che c'era non lo noti.
very well interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (expressing consent) (consenso)bene, va bene inter
 Very well, then: you may go out tonight, but you must be home by midnight.
 Va bene: stasera puoi uscire, ma devi essere a casa entro mezzanotte.
very worried molto preoccupato
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