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adjective British & World English

A word naming an attribute of a noun, such as sweet, red, or technical

only too —— in only British & World English

Used to emphasize that something is the case to an extreme or regrettable extent

nice and —— in nice British & World English

Satisfactorily in terms of the quality described

a sight —— in sight British & World English

Much; to a considerable extent

—— as sin in sin1 British & World English

Having a particular undesirable quality to a high degree

proper adjective British & World English

An adjective, typically capitalized, derived from a proper noun

all too —— in too British & World English

Used to emphasize that something is the case to an extreme or unwelcome extent

—— to a fault in fault British & World English

Displaying the specified commendable quality to an almost excessive extent

—— as all get out in get British & World English

To a great or extreme extent

participial adjective British & World English

An adjective that is a participle in origin and form, such as burnt, cutting, engaged

in —— nick in nick1 British & World English

In a specified condition

in terms of in term British & World English

With regard to the particular aspect or subject specified

on —— terms in term British & World English

In a specified relation or on a specified footing

cut a —— figure in cut British & World English

Present oneself or appear in a particular way

too —— by half in half British & World English

Used to emphasize something considered bad

in a —— light in light1 British & World English

So as to give a specified impression

on the —— side in side British & World English

Tending towards being ——; rather ——

the —— the better in better1 British & World English

Used to emphasize the importance or desirability of the thing specified

as —— as they come in come British & World English

Used to describe someone or something that is a supreme example of the quality specified

make a —— fist of in fist British & World English

Do something to the specified degree of success

turn of phrase in phrase British & World English

A person’s particular or characteristic manner of expression

as —— as you please in please British & World English

Used to emphasize the manner in which someone does something, especially when this is seen as surprising

—— as sin British & World English

Having a particular undesirable quality to a high degree

as —— as the next man in man British & World English

As —— as the average person

not have a —— bone in one's body in bone British & World English

Have not the slightest trace of the specified quality

a sight —— British & World English

Much; to a considerable extent

—— to a fault British & World English

Displaying the specified commendable quality to an almost excessive extent

nice and —— British & World English

Satisfactorily in terms of the quality described

only too —— British & World English

Used to emphasize that something is the case to an extreme or regrettable extent

all too —— British & World English

Used to emphasize that something is the case to an extreme or unwelcome extent

none too —— British & World English

Far from; not very

a trifle British & World English

A little; somewhat

in terms of British & World English

With regard to the particular aspect or subject specified

on —— terms British & World English

In a specified relation or on a specified footing

in —— nick British & World English

In a specified condition


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