Correct Usage of The Adverb QUITE



Correct Usage of The Adverb QUITE :



QUITE

This Adverb means perfectly & completely.

1. You are quite welcome to my house.
2. He is quite normal these days.
3. We are quite near your college north gate.
4. He wants to be a quite normal guy.
5. I see a news paper. But, I could not quite read it.

But it is often wrongly used as equivalent to VERY.

Thus it is wrong to say…

Bad water is quite unwholesome.

QUITE, however, is sometimes used with Past Participles in the sense of VERY.

1. Quite delighted
2. Quite tired

QUITE, however, is sometimes used with certain adjectives.

1. Quite warm
2. Quite chilly
3. Quite cool

QUITE, however, is sometimes used to mean something less than VERY but sufficient to warrart the use of the adjective in question.

1. It gets quite chilly of an evening now.

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