What does it mean when someone says quite so?
quite so in British English I agree; exactly.
How do you use quite so?
Examples of ‘quite so’ in a sentence quite so
- Those who have no choice but to live with their own kind may not feel quite so enthusiastic.
- He may not think quite so highly of it today.
- Labour does not go quite so far, but its proposals are unquestionably similar.
What does not quite so mean?
2 not used with a negative to a noticeable or partial extent; somewhat.
What does quite mean in slang?
What does quite mean? Quite can mean “completely,” “truly,” or “very,” but it is also sometimes used to mean “somewhat.”
What does quite correct mean?
1 to the greatest extent; completely or absolutely. you’re quite right, quite the opposite.
What is quite and quiet?
Quiet /kwaɪət/ and quite /kwaɪt/ are spelt and pronounced differently, and have different meanings. Quiet is an adjective meaning ‘making very little noise’ or ‘having little activity or excitement’: Quite is an adverb which usually means ‘a little or a lot, but not completely’: I’ve been quite busy this week.
What does yes quite mean?
adv. 1 to the greatest extent; completely or absolutely.
Is quite busy meaning?
Quite is an adverb which usually means ‘a little or a lot, but not completely’: I’ve been quite busy this week. I hope things are not so busy next week.
Is quite good better than good?
In British English quite good only means pretty good or fairly good, but in American English it’s much more positive. Quite good means very good, so you can give yourself a pat on the back.
Is it quiet or quite?
‘Quite’ is an adverb used to add emphasis to a verb or adjective or show that something is exceptional, such as in the expression ‘quite good!’ ‘Quiet’ is an adjective used to describe a noun that is not loud or noisy, but can also be a noun or verb, both of which relate to its definition of a lack of noise.
What word class is quietly?
What type of word is ‘quietly’? Quietly is an adverb – Word Type.
Why do people say you’re so quiet?
When they say you’re being quiet it’s more about them than you. They’re looking for reassurance. They may be a little too talkative, and get uncomfortable if everyone isn’t chatting constantly. Again, it’s more about them than anything you’re doing wrong.