Impara il vero inglese da film e libri.

Aggiungi parole o frasi per imparare ed esercitati con altri studenti.

Indietro
5

Errori Comuni

Scegli l'opzione corretta
I hear that he's not so rich.
I hear that he's not very rich.

We can't use not so in the sense of not very. The expression He's not so rich implies a comparison: He's not so rich as you are.

Next
She likes the cinema too much.
She likes the cinema very much.

Use very much instead of much for greater emphasis. Too much denotes an excessive quantity or degree: She ate too much, and felt ill. 

Next
It's very hot in Rome in the summer.
It's too hot in Rome in the summer.
It's now too hot to play football.
It's now very hot to play football.

Very simply makes the adjective or adverb stronger. Too means more than enough, or so much that something else happens as a result.

Next
His uncle is in London at present.
His uncle is in London presently.

At present and presently are not synonymous. At present means now, but presently means soon: She will come back presently (= soon)

Next
Zoe rarely comes to see me now
Zoe scarcely comes to see me now.

Scarcely isn't synonymous with rarely. Rarely means not often, scarcely means not quite: I had scarcely finished when he came.

Next
]