very well significado, very well definición | diccionario de inglés definición

Collins

all

  
1       predet   You use all to indicate that you are referring to the whole of a particular group or thing or to everyone or everything of a particular kind.  
PREDET det pl-n/n-uncount  
...the restaurant that Hugh and all his friends go to..., He lost all his money at a blackjack table in Las Vegas.     
      All is also a determiner., det   DET pl-n/n-uncount  
There is built-in storage space in all bedrooms..., 85 percent of all American households owe money on mortgages..., He was passionate about all literature.     
      All is also a quantifier., quant   QUANT of def-pl-n/def-n-uncount  
He was told to pack up all of his letters and personal belongings..., He was talking to all of us.     
      All is also a pronoun., pron  
We produce our own hair-care products, all based on herbal recipes..., I'd spent all I had, every last penny.     
      All is also an emphasizing pronoun., pron   n PRON v  
Milk, oily fish and egg all contain vitamin D..., We all admire professionalism and dedication.     
2       det   You use all to refer to the whole of a particular period of time.  
DET sing-n  
George had to cut grass all afternoon..., She's been feeling bad all week.     
      All is also a predeterminer., predet   PREDET det sing-n  
She's worked all her life..., He was looking at me all the time.     
      All is also a quantifier., quant   QUANT of def-n  
He spent all of that afternoon polishing the silver..., Two-thirds of the women interviewed think about food a lot or all of the time.     
3       pron   You use all to refer to a situation or to life in general.  
All is silent on the island now..., As you'll have read in our news pages, all has not been well of late.     
4       adv   You use all to emphasize that something is completely true, or happens everywhere or always, or on every occasion.  
ADV prep/adv     (emphasis)    He loves animals and he knows all about them..., Parts for the aircraft will be made all round the world..., I got scared and I ran and left her all alone..., He was doing it all by himself...     
5       pron   You use all at the beginning of a clause when you are emphasizing that something is the only thing that is important.,   (emphasis)    He said all that remained was to agree to a time and venue..., All you ever want to do is go shopping!..., All I could say was, `I'm sorry'.     
6       det   You use all in expressions such as in all sincerity and in all probability to emphasize that you are being sincere or that something is very likely.  
in DET n-uncount     (emphasis)    In all fairness he had to admit that she was neither dishonest nor lazy...     
7       adv   You use all when you are talking about an equal score in a game. For example, if the score is three all, both players or teams have three points.  
amount ADV  
8       adv   All is used in structures such as all the more or all the better to mean even more or even better than before.  
ADV the adv/adj-compar  
The living room is decorated in pale colours that make it all the more airy...     
9       pron   You use all in expressions such as seen it all and done it all to emphasize that someone has had a lot of experience of something.,   (emphasis)    ...women who have it all: career, husband and children..., Here's a man who has seen it all, tasted and heard it all.     
10    You say above all to indicate that the thing you are mentioning is the most important point.  
above all      phrase   PHR with cl/group     (emphasis)    Above all, chairs should be comfortable...     
11    You use after all when introducing a statement which supports or helps explain something you have just said.  
after all      phrase   PHR with cl  
I thought you might know somebody. After all, you're the man with connections.     
12    You use after all when you are saying that something that you thought might not be the case is in fact the case.  
after all      phrase  
I came out here on the chance of finding you at home after all...     
13    You use and all when you want to emphasize that what you are talking about includes the thing mentioned, especially when this is surprising or unusual.  
and all      phrase   n PHR     (emphasis)    He dropped his sausage on the pavement and someone's dog ate it, mustard and all.     
14    You use all in all to introduce a summary or general statement.  
all in all      phrase   PHR with cl  
We both thought that all in all it might not be a bad idea...     
15    You use at all at the end of a clause to give emphasis in negative statements, conditional clauses, and questions.  
at all      phrase  
  (emphasis)   
Robin never really liked him at all...     
16    All but a particular person or thing means everyone or everything except that person or thing.  
all but      phrase   PHR n  
The general was an unattractive man to all but his most ardent admirers...     
17    You use all but to say that something is almost the case.  
all but      phrase   PHR -ed  
The concrete wall that used to divide this city has now all but gone...     
18    You use for all to indicate that the thing mentioned does not affect or contradict the truth of what you are saying.  
for all      phrase   PHR n   (=despite)  
For all its faults, the film instantly became a classic.     
19    You use for all in phrases such as for all I know, and for all he cares, to emphasize that you do not know something or that someone does not care about something.  
for all      phrase   PHR with cl     (emphasis)    For all we know, he may even not be in this country..., You can go right now for all I care.     
20    If you give your all or put your all into something, you make the maximum effort possible.  
give one's all/put one's all      phrase   V inflects  
He puts his all into every game.     
21    In all means in total.  
in all      phrase   PHR with cl, amount PHR  
There was evidence that thirteen people in all had taken part in planning the murder.     
22    If something such as an activity is a particular price all in, that price includes everything that is offered.  
  (mainly BRIT)  
INFORMAL  
all in      phrase   amount PHR, PHR with cl  
Dinner is about £25 all in.     
23    You use of all to emphasize the words `first' or `last', or a superlative adjective or adverb.  
of all      phrase   PHR with superl     (emphasis)    First of all, answer these questions..., Now she faces her toughest task of all.     
24    You use of all in expressions such as of all people or of all things when you want to emphasize someone or something surprising.  
of all      phrase   PHR n     (emphasis)    They met and fell in love in a supermarket, of all places.     
25    You use all in expressions like of all the cheek or of all the luck to emphasize how angry or surprised you are at what someone else has done or said.  
of all the X      phrase  
  (feelings)   
Of all the lazy, indifferent, unbusinesslike attitudes to have!     
26    You use all of before a number to emphasize how small or large an amount is.  
all of      phrase   PHR amount     (emphasis)    It took him all of 41 minutes to score his first goal...     
27    You use all that in statements with negative meaning when you want to weaken the force of what you are saying.  
SPOKEN  
all that      phrase   PHR with brd-neg, PHR adj/adv     (vagueness)    He wasn't all that older than we were...     
28    You can say that's all at the end of a sentence when you are explaining something and want to emphasize that nothing more happens or is the case.  
that's all      phrase   cl PHR  
`Why do you want to know that?' he demanded.<emdash>`Just curious, that's all.'     
29    You use all very well to suggest that you do not really approve of something or you think that it is unreasonable.  
all very well             phrase   v-link PHR     (disapproval)    It is all very well to urge people to give more to charity when they have less, but is it really fair?     
Traducción diccionario Collins Ingles - Cobuild  
Collins

very

  

      adv  
1    absolutely, acutely, awfully     (informal)   decidedly, deeply, eminently, exceedingly, excessively, extremely, greatly, highly, jolly     (Brit.)   noticeably, particularly, profoundly, really, remarkably, seriously     (informal)   superlatively, surpassingly, terribly, truly, uncommonly, unusually, wonderfully  
      adj  
2    actual, appropriate, exact, express, identical, perfect, precise, real, same, selfsame, unqualified  
3    bare, mere, plain, pure, sheer, simple  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

Diccionario colaborativo     Inglés Cobuild
exp.
someone looking very well in the outfit he/she is wearing
[Slang] E.g.: You are a shape in a drape in this dress
exp.
get well with someone from the very beginning of the relationship
used when referring to romantic relationship, but also in a larger meaning: He hit it off with his teacher; he will continue taking classes with her.
adv. adj.
looking good; having a look that was obviously well taken care of.
e.g a very well put together woman (adj.) You look well put together (adj.)
n.
move very fast
n.
very short haircut
n.
very cold temperature
id.
rain very heavily
Idiomatic expression. "The weather was really bad yesterday. It was raining cats and dogs all day."
exp.
deteriorate very quickly
n.
very imposing or impressive
[Bus.];
n.
go fast, move very quickly
exp.
expression used when nothing is going well
exp.
love very much (smth. or smb.)
exp.
be very expensive; cost a lot
exp.
he is a very good seller
adv.
very quickly; right now; in a big hurry
[UK][Slang] You should get out quick sticks if you don't want him to see you.
n.
well-known, and highly respected
n.
fan of Justin Bieber (young and very popular singer)
word coined in 2010, due to the very wide fan club of Justin Bieber, with a play on words : believer, lieber (dear in German)
exp.
expression used to designate something that happens very rarely
exp.
expression used to indicate that something happens very quickly
adv.
a lot; very much; in a great quantity; endlessly
[Fig.] E.g. love someone to the moon and back=love someone very much
n.
a feeling of happiness, satisfaction, well-being
E.g: Nothing compares to the warm fuzzies you get when seeing again your old friends.
adv.
very little; very few; said to indicate that something is in a low amount/quantity or insignificant
E.g. You weigh like nothing; It costs like nothing; It is a big deal, but you make it look like nothing.
id.
At a point where you know you have to make a decision that not only effects your life, not only the life of the objects you love but the ones that you consider as well. More than one crux will certainly cause an individual to have a dilemma or two.
n.
SEO solution in such a way that the search engines will crawl your website and ranked it well on the top position. SEO is the process of improving the search and quality of visitors to your website for targeted keywords.
v.
the act of pushing one's face in between two ample breasts, and rocking one's head side to side very rapidly while making a vigorous, lip-vibrating "brrr" sound
[Slang]
n.
an aspect of something that is very impressive or exciting
often used for houses: the wow factor is its high-tech kitchen
exp.
someone who spends very few time with his wife/ her husband because of the partner's preoccupation with physical exercise
n.
Mydriasis Unilateral : because medication, loss of Eye inervation . Bilateral profound pupillary areflexia isssen in very profound Coma , Cardiac Arrest or in Death
medical term
n.
this expression means 'he is very good at criticizing others but he can't accept criticism from others'
conj.
albeit although, even if, even though, notwithstanding that, tho' (U.S. or poetic) though
Charles's letter was indeed published, albeit in a somewhat abbreviated form.

head

La comunidad Reverso

  • Cree su lista de vocabulario
  • Contribuya al Diccionario colaborativo
  • Comparta sus conocimientos lingüísticos
Publicidad
"Collins Cobuild English Dictionary for Advanced Learners 4th edition published in 2003 © HarperCollins Publishers 1987, 1995, 2001, 2003 and Collins A-Z Thesaurus 1st edition first published in 1995 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995"
Advertising