adv ―adj Why "very " is used in essay as "adj"?
Nov 22, 2016 7:01 AM
Answers · 3
While “very” is usually an adverb, it can be used as an adjective as well, but only before a noun. From the MacMillan: “as an adjective (only before a noun): They went down to the very bottom of the sea. ♦ The car exploded before my very eyes.”
The Oxford provides some additional examples:
November 22, 2016
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