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Apprendre l'anglais > Cours & exercices d'anglais > Exercices d'anglais > test d'anglais n°42128 : Quite et rather
Quite et rather
Means less than 'very' but more than 'a little' :
- The film was quite good but the book was much better.
- She is quite attractive, but not what I'd call gorgeous.
- She lives quite near me, so we can see each other quite often.
- I quite like reading but it is not my favourite pastime.
Quite a : goes before a / an
- He is quite a good soccer player ( not a quite good soccer player)
is similar to quite. We use rather mainly with negative words and negative ideas :
- He is limping rather badly
- 'What was the examination like ? ''Rather difficult , I am afraid.'
- I was quite pleased with the hotel but she was rather disappointed.
When we use rather with positive words it means 'unusually' or 'surprisingly' :
- These pears are rather nice ( nicer than expected ) where did you buy them ?
QUITE also means 'completely' and NOT QUITE not completely :
- He has quite recovered from his illness - They have not quite finished their lunch yet
Especially with a number of adjectives :
sure, certain, right, wrong, true, safe, clear,different, incredible,
extraordinary, amazing, impossible, unnecessary, obvious
- I am sorry .It is quite impossible, I can't come !
- Are you sure ? Yes, quite sure
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