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Difference between simple and very #1 (permalink) Thu Oct 26, 2006 16:44 pm   Difference between simple and very
 

Business Idiom in English, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #94 "Letter of Complaint (1)", question 3

I would like to tell you the story from the ......... beginning.

(a) simple
(b) same
(c) extreme
(d) very

Business Idiom in English, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #94 "Letter of Complaint (1)", answer 3

I would like to tell you the story from the very beginning.

Correct answer: (d) very

Your answer was: incorrect
I would like to tell you the story from the simple beginning.
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Difference between simple and very #2 (permalink) Thu Oct 26, 2006 19:38 pm   Difference between simple and very
 

Hi,

Simple often suggests plain/ordinary as in: Just tell the simple truth. Very used as an adjective often suggests exact/absolute as in: You are the very person I want to talk to.

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