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What is the purpose of the word "bien" in this sentence?

L’espoir est un plat bien trop vite consommé.

For learning: French
Base language: English
Category: Language

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    "Bien" a modifier that emphasizes "too quickly" and means "much" in this sentence. Translated into English, the sentence is "Hope is a dish much too quickly consumed."

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