In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Linguisticspalabra enfática feminineintensificador masculineintensivo masculine
- This interview with the screenwriter reports that the phrase can be used as an all-purpose intensifier.
- Some words and phrases used as quantifiers can also be used as intensifiers, as in: much nicer; much less; many more; a little better; a lot older; a lot too old; a bit too much.
- You could argue, of course, that the over- of oversimplistic is chiefly an intensifier.
- It belongs to the class that grammarians call intensifiers.
- Because of the goal of intensifiers, it is not uncommon to be repetitive when using them.
- He later used a silver-based intensifier to enhance the foreground of this famous negative.
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