quiet vs quite

quiet quite

Definitions

  • 1) The absence of sound; quietness.
  • 2) the absence of movement; stillness, tranquility
  • 3) The quality or condition of being quiet.
  • 4) Freedom from disturbance, noise, or alarm; stillness; tranquillity; peace; security.
  • 5) still; peaceful.
  • 6) [Obs.] disturbed; restless.
  • 7) The quality or state of being quiet, or in repose; as an hour or a time of quiet.
  • 8) quietly.
  • 9) An undisturbed state of mind; peace of soul; patience; calmness.
  • 10) An undisturbed condition; tranquillity; peace; repose.
  • 11) Rest; repose; stillness.
  • 12) Synonyms Repose, Tranquillity, etc. See rest.
  • 13) Having little motion or activity; calm.
  • 14) With little or no sound; denoting absence of disturbing noise.
  • 15) Not talking much or not talking loudly; reserved.
  • 16) Not busy, of low quantity.
  • 17) Not showy or bright; subdued.
  • 18) Free of turmoil and agitation; calm.
  • 19) Restrained, as in style; understated.
  • 20) Making or characterized by little or no noise.
  • 21) Out of public scrutiny; known or discussed by few.
  • 22) Providing or allowing relaxation; restful; soothing.
  • 23) Not showy; not such as to attract attention; undemonstrative
  • 24) In a state of rest or calm; without stir, motion, or agitation; still
  • 25) Free from noise or disturbance; hushed; still.
  • 26) Not giving offense; not exciting disorder or trouble; not turbulent; gentle; mild; meek; contented.
  • 27) Not excited or anxious; calm; peaceful; placid; settled
  • 28) To cause someone to become quiet.
  • 29) To become quiet, silent, still, tranquil, calm.
  • 30) Meek,mild.
  • 31) To make (a title) secure by freeing from uncertainties or adverse claims as to the ownership.
  • 32) To cause to become quiet.
  • 33) To become quiet.
  • 34) To become still, silent, or calm; -- often with down.
  • 35) To stop motion in; to still; to reduce to a state of rest, or of silence.
  • 36) To calm; to appease; to pacify; to lull; to allay; to tranquillize

Definitions

  • 1) bullfighting A series of passes made with the cape to distract the bull.
  • 2) In a fully justified sense; truly, perfectly, actually.
  • 3) To the greatest extent or degree; completely, entirely.
  • 4) To a degree; rather.
  • 5) To the greatest extent; completely.
  • 6) Completely; wholly; entirely; totally; perfectly
  • 7) To a great extent or degree; very; very much; considerably.
  • 8) actually or truly or to an extreme
  • 9) of an unusually noticeable or exceptional or remarkable kind (not used with a negative)
  • 10) to the greatest extent; completely
  • 11) obsolete See quit.
  • 12) chiefly UK Indicates agreement; "exactly so".

Examples

  • 1) Looking for peace and quiet in the bedroom?
  • 2) Was it a coded message to keep quiet?
  • 3) We go to a quiet place nearby.
  • 4) Stores should also target special offers at them and offer incentives to visit at quieter times.
  • 5) In the morning we dock and the ship goes quiet.
  • 6) This quiet man may well be here to stay.
  • 7) The chance to live a quieter life in the hopes it might spontaneously remit was the final factor.
  • 8) It was on a very quiet street and we thought there was no chance anyone would see us.
  • 9) Put it in GT mode and it becomes quiet and smooth and very comfortable.
  • 10) He is such a calm and quiet person,' he said.
  • 11) Your quiet confidence impresses bosses and an opportunity you thought you had missed is back.
  • 12) This little device emits a clicking noise which becomes quieter the more she relaxes.
  • 13) It is anything for a quiet life.
  • 14) Your mind should begin to feel quieter.
  • 15) What my grandfather needed more than anything was peace and quiet.
  • 16) They come to our country to lead a quiet life.
  • 17) The first thing you notice is how quiet it all is.
  • 18) We needed to keep him quiet and in general play we did that.
  • 19) The mockery of wit gives place to quiet trust and tenderness.
  • 20) They may be able to find you some quiet study time.
  • 21) The machine went quiet and soon the smoke had gone.
  • 22) Why not go somewhere peaceful and quiet and talk to him?
  • 23) We found a quiet corner and sat down to catch up.
  • 24) It was a busy day for a quiet man.
  • 25) This counted as a relatively quiet night.
  • 26) You have the quiet confidence that makes a partner keener.
  • 27) Car engines have become much quieter but the disturbance caused by cars has grown because of the increase in traffic.
  • 28) It was unusually calm and quiet.
  • 29) You can leave the crowds behind on the smaller, quieter islands.
  • 30) ‘Already, she could hear the quiet, muffled noise of violins and people talking.’
  • 31) ‘There is something very peaceful and satisfying about the sound of their quiet munching and the noise of their feet on frosty grass.’
  • 32) ‘You can reduce this noise by selecting quiet equipment or by mounting the unit on a noise-absorbing base.’
  • 33) ‘Microphones can suffer from distortion with very loud signals or from noise with very quiet signals.’
  • 34) ‘The house was relatively quiet except for the noise coming from the kitchen.’
  • 35) ‘He woke up with a start and realized that he had heard a quiet noise outside his door.’
  • 36) ‘Earphones are put over your ears and quiet clicking noises are played to each ear.’
  • 37) ‘No more out in the garden for a bit of peace and quiet, just noise and pollution.’
  • 38) ‘He pulled the trembling girl into his arms, smoothing her hair and making quiet shushing noises.’
  • 39) ‘The first thing that strikes you is the contrast between the quiet and loud noises.’
  • 40) ‘Even at this speed the engine was still quiet and there was no road noise; only some intrusive wind noise detracted from the overall silence.’
  • 41) ‘Even at these speeds, engine noise was quiet, with only small amounts of road and wind noise.’
  • 42) ‘The only noise in the car was the whisperings of the two in the back seat and the quiet rumble of the engine.’
  • 43) ‘She awoke to the sound of shuffling feet and many muffled voices whispering in tones too quiet to be heard clearly.’
  • 44) ‘As well as giving an impressive blend of performance and economy, the new engine is also quiet.’
  • 45) ‘Rich foliage, soft lighting and the quiet hum of the other diners' conversations create a welcoming ambience.’
  • 46) ‘He kept his disappointments to himself, a quiet murmur of disapproval usually being as far as it went.’
  • 47) ‘A soft noise came from inside, a quiet shuffling and a low muttering.’
  • 48) ‘There was a quiet humming from the engines, and it quickly put me to sleep.’
  • 49) ‘The air was hot, the night still, and, but for the gentle noises of the river, all was quiet.’
  • 50) ‘Yet, not all places were quiet and devoid of activity on Tuesday.’
  • 51) ‘She also blames the row on the media desperately looking for an argument in the quiet holiday period.’
  • 52) ‘By the time the outcome is known, we will have entered the traditionally quiet summer period that usually lasts from May to September.’
  • 53) ‘Situated on a quiet road off Botanic Avenue, this period property is close to numerous shops, schools and amenities.’
  • 54) ‘The company has been through a quiet period over the past few years with few new models, but that is all changing with no fewer than a dozen new models due to arrive in the next five years.’
  • 55) ‘The place is quiet, and I'm kinda excited to have my space back, but not excited enough to be glad they're gone.’
  • 56) ‘Normally, it is a very quiet place to live with little activity, but at race time it gets very busy.’
  • 57) ‘It's a snug, quiet place with terraced lawns leading down to the Island's best sandy beaches.’
  • 58) ‘House prices in east-central Scotland rallied at the end of last year despite a traditionally quiet period for sales, new figures reveal.’
  • 59) ‘Until yesterday, this was a quiet place, even while the people on either side were clearly distressed by a new and awkward tension.’
  • 60) ‘One resident, who did not want to be named, said she had lived in the street for 11 years and it was a lovely, quiet place to live.’
  • 61) ‘Roman Lancashire was a quiet place, but not the back water that some historians have made of it.’
  • 62) ‘It's a quiet place and I like to be in a quiet place after a day's work.’
  • 63) ‘According to the sources, the cuts were made to increase demand during one of the market's more quiet periods.’
  • 64) ‘When you study on your own find a quiet place, like in your room.’
  • 65) ‘This is the second year in a row that the quiet period between Christmas Day and New Year's Day has been shattered by a disaster.’
  • 66) ‘When you really want to talk to someone you want to sit together in a quiet place and talk, not to be in the midst of a crowd of other people.’
  • 67) ‘Even yesterday, when the roads were relatively quiet, stationary traffic stretched the length of Kingshill.’
  • 68) ‘It gives apprentices exposure to different employers and employers some flexibility during quiet periods of inactivity.’
  • 69) ‘That has changed as the island has tried to transform its carnival into an event which will bring visitors to the island during a usually quiet period.’
  • 70) ‘Already, a quiet drink in the pub is forever interrupted by people rattling charity boxes.’
  • 71) ‘It has emerged that the hotel was one of the establishments the prince favoured when he wanted to enjoy a quiet drink away from his security guards and the prying eyes of tourists.’
  • 72) ‘It meant all thoughts of a quiet drink were shattered.’
  • 73) ‘We spent a quiet time eating and drinking and chatting until, around 4pm, we drove Mum home.’
  • 74) ‘It was past midnight and the place was pretty much deserted except for a couple of guys having quiet drinks at the all night bar.’
  • 75) ‘Even though this change is now a fact we must not forget the customer who still wishes to have a quiet drink on his own or with his mates.’
  • 76) ‘We'd just gone out for a few quiet drinks and the pub was half-empty.’
  • 77) ‘Many travellers are denied the opportunity to enjoy a quiet drink, she added.’
  • 78) ‘If you want a quiet drink, avoid times when the footie is on the telly.’
  • 79) ‘If you'd prefer a quiet drink and a paperback, you might want to consider a more sedate ship.’
  • 80) ‘His third wedding was quiet and private, with only his closest friends invited.’
  • 81) ‘I went to my secret spot, a quiet beach in Madh Island and cried my heart out.’
  • 82) ‘There are several white marble benches to sit on to enjoy the quiet beauty of this secret garden.’
  • 83) ‘Hardly a week goes by without the police bleating that they would like ‘a quiet word’ with a celebrity over some alleged incident.’
  • 84) ‘The launch of the play club was a family affair with carols galore and of course Santa cutting the ribbon and having a quiet word with the younger guests.’
  • 85) ‘I'm going to suggest somebody has a quiet word in her ear.’
  • 86) ‘Changing the subject in an almost arbitrary fashion - I'd just like to have a quiet word with the Conservative Party.’
  • 87) ‘I was compelled to go and have a quiet word with the lighting man, who very kindly obliged me and reduced the glare factor.’
  • 88) ‘There might be a quiet wedding with a few guests, followed by a party somewhere which might take place the same day or several months later.’
  • 89) ‘If it does, maybe you should have a quiet word with the waiter.’
  • 90) ‘The Police Prosecutor correctly had a quiet word with the JP to correct matters.’
  • 91) ‘In other words, only quiet demonstrations of picnic proportions would be allowable.’
  • 92) ‘They may not be grabbing headlines or standing out but they are having quiet words in ears and giving assurance.’
  • 93) ‘A year ago, when this column began, a respected magazine editor offered a quiet word of warning.’
  • 94) ‘Hillary had obviously had a quiet word with her husband in the kitchen, because when he came back, he was far more subdued.’
  • 95) ‘If it's your parent or parents, chances are you'll know how to do this best - whether it's using humour or taking them aside for a quiet word.’
  • 96) ‘But he will be having a quiet word with ‘one or two riders’ before the match.’
  • 97) ‘They are experts in the quiet word in the ear which has been controlling players for decades and they must not have that power curtailed.’
  • 98) ‘He was quite a reserved, quiet chap, more of a listener than a talker, perhaps.’
  • 99) ‘You are more quiet and reserved in front of strangers, but around some people you open up.’
  • 100) ‘Chris, a fairly reserved and quiet fellow, is going to have to learn what it means to be talked to all the time.’
  • 101) ‘His sister said he was quiet by nature with an acerbic wit.’
  • 102) ‘He is a quiet man by nature, the last player one would expect to run off his mouth in the locker room.’
  • 103) ‘His students and friends will always warmly remember him as a man of gentle, unassuming and quiet personality.’
  • 104) ‘He was quiet and unassuming gentleman who was very highly thought of by all who knew him.’
  • 105) ‘An unassuming and quiet woman from Norway runs a coastal rehabilitation unit that rescues beaches from oil slicks.’
  • 106) ‘She is calm, she is cool, she is quiet, she is unassuming.’
  • 107) ‘He was a modest and quiet person with a profound knowledge in most fields of scientific ornithology.’
  • 108) ‘Some bull terriers are much more reticent than others and would be more suitable for a quiet person and a calm household.’
  • 109) ‘He was quiet, unassuming - I liked him immensely, and I regret that I met him only once.’
  • 110) ‘They are quiet, modest individuals that let you get on with your own thing.’
  • 111) ‘He was quiet and calm and reflective and always helpful.’
  • 112) ‘A very quiet individual, his gentlemanly manner endeared him to all who made his acquaintance.’
  • 113) ‘He was a quiet man with a gentle disposition who was a popular and well respected member of the local community.’
  • 114) ‘They describe him as a quiet man who lived here with his parents and also with his younger brother.’
  • 115) ‘Kelly told me that, while she was growing up, her father was quiet, distant, and emotionally reserved.’
  • 116) ‘He was a quiet person who preferred staying in but when we went out we always enjoyed ourselves.’
  • 117) ‘Johnny was a very quiet man who was soft-spoken and gentle.’
  • 118) ‘Simple chords, restrained riffs and quiet imagery lead to just a perfect pathos running through each and every song.’
  • 119) ‘This is not a restrained man of quiet honour, but a proud warrior of the sea - hair flowing in the breeze.’
  • 120) ‘Indeed, in their own quiet, understated way, that's what they've always done.’
  • 121) ‘It is a performance of restrained frustration and quiet despair, coupled with the type of calculated ruthlessness befitting a killer.’
  • 122) ‘His eyes, too, seemed to hide a certain understanding, the kind of cool display of quiet confidence and mystery.’
  • 123) ‘He got the job done in his own quiet, unassuming, understated way.’
  • 124) ‘Sweet music to the ears of his manager, who was his usual mixture of confidence and quiet sophistication on Friday as he discussed how to improve on winning the double.’
  • 125) ‘His quiet confidence in his mates shines through.’
  • 126) ‘Still, his success at the polls permitted his quiet confidence he was safe in the knowledge that the importance of being earnest had paid off.’
  • 127) ‘Exuding a quiet confidence, he is obviously somebody who is sure of his own abilities, yet unpresumptuous about what the future might hold.’
  • 128) ‘There is a quiet confidence about this exhibition; a modesty which belies the fact that it represents nothing less than a revolution.’
  • 129) ‘The mood of this film, the quiet confidence of its telling, the gorgeous cinematography has to be seen to be understood.’
  • 130) ‘Styling is not too flashy, yet exudes class and a quiet confidence.’
  • 131) ‘What attracted my attention was the air of quiet confidence and serenity that emanated from her.’
  • 132) ‘The urban Indian woman's newfound poise and quiet confidence were on show.’
  • 133) ‘In his native heath he exudes a quiet confidence and dignity, not, however, always outside it.’
  • 134) ‘Wendy has been giving readings since 1980, so she has earned a quiet confidence in what might work.’
  • 135) ‘But the Scot's quiet confidence and forbearance spread to the rest of the community.’
  • 136) ‘A pleasant, modest demeanour seems to shelter a quiet strength and confidence.’
  • 137) ‘She always had composure, but now she carried a quiet but firm dignity.’
  • 138) ‘The pace is dictated by the early morning quiet of a misty golf course laid out along Georgia's ocean coast.’
  • 139) ‘However, in order to do that, you have got to have relative calm or quiet.’
  • 140) ‘We were rewarded with the sound of calling Whooping Cranes piercing the quiet of the early morning, then a close fly over.’
  • 141) ‘The calm quiet of where I was beckoned me to linger a little longer.’
  • 142) ‘I'm breakfasting on vanilla tea and toasted challah as I write this, enjoying the temporary quiet of a Sunday morning in NYC.’
  • 143) ‘The quiet of the morning and the dark really got to Cassie as she hugged her jacket tighter to her small form.’
  • 144) ‘The cotton fields lay quiet in the hot morning sun; not even a gust of wind disturbed them.’
  • 145) ‘So there I am, out in the quiet of the morning, ripping up weeds, listening to birds singing their hearts out, drinking in the smell of freshly turned earth.’
  • 146) ‘The quiet in the apartment was calming, refreshing.’
  • 147) ‘It was the strangest sense, there was just quiet, no hysteria, no noise, no crying out.’
  • 148) ‘Each morning of their journey dawned grey, deadly quiet, and expectant.’
  • 149) ‘The air was still and calm, the forest quiet but for the sounds of small animals, making their way from tree to tree.’
  • 150) ‘The stillness and quiet of the night made the place seem almost reverent, as if something long ago had happened here.’
  • 151) ‘It was a cold spring morning and the city was deadly quiet.’
  • 152) ‘I live downtown because I don't want that kind of peace and quiet.’
  • 153) ‘That begs the question, what kind of an idiot moves into a building next to a nightclub expecting peace and quiet?’
  • 154) ‘Now elderly people at the centre are able to enjoy the herbs, flowers, flowing water and wind chimes when they need some peace and quiet.’
  • 155) ‘Their need for peace and quiet must be respected.’
  • 156) ‘Once the gardens are finished, they will be open to the public free of charge on condition that visitors respect the peace and quiet of the hall as a place of retreat.’
  • 157) ‘I was desperate for an evening of peace and quiet, and a bit of easy entertainment, but I was being denied it.’
  • 158) ‘In the guest room Tess has been given, her peace and quiet has been disturbed by a group of women all talking at once.’
  • 159) ‘They should be allowed to live in peace and quiet.’
  • 160) ‘The thing is, I don't think I'm particularly sensitive, though I'll be the first to admit I like peace and quiet.’
  • 161) ‘Personally, I love riding on trains that are nearly empty, just as my favourite pubs are the ones that no one else likes and where I can get a bit of peace and quiet.’
  • 162) ‘I have a right to live in peace and quiet like any human being.’
  • 163) ‘On the other side, from his family's perspective, he just simply wanted some peace and quiet.’
  • 164) ‘I like to read and mind my own business in peace and quiet.’
  • 165) ‘Husband Brian offered no sympathy but couldn't wait for the peace and quiet.’
  • 166) ‘They just want some peace and quiet to reflect, or to lose themselves in a good novel, poem or piece of fine music - in a word to think.’
  • 167) ‘I was glad when the three hours were over any my package was ready for collection, so I could come back home and work in peace and quiet.’
  • 168) ‘Enjoying the peace and quiet of a nice chair is one of life's few pleasures.’
  • 169) ‘Once we get to dinner time the peace and quiet is shattered by three ravening teenagers all demanding food and demanding it now.’
  • 170) ‘I was suffering from cabin fever and longing for some peace and quiet.’
  • 171) ‘I'm looking forward to having my own room back because I'm fed up of having nowhere to go to be alone in peace and quiet.’
  • 172) ‘The greatest luxury of having an office in the house is the peace and quiet, and no valuable time wasted commuting.’
  • 173) ‘Has the organisation begun another deadly bombing campaign after some months of relative quiet?’
  • 174) ‘There was an audacious attack in broad daylight on the fortified U.S. consulate after months of relative quiet.’
  • 175) ‘The brutal crushing of the protests ushered in a period of uneasy quiet in the country's politics.’
  • 176) ‘I think that maybe we're going to have a few months of relative quiet in which people can try to sort things out in the region.’
  • 177) ‘She flashes me a brief look of annoyance, quieting me, then changing her demeanor to once again calm and composed, she continues with her explanation.’
  • 178) ‘Soon everybody quieted down, and remained silent as we tried to figure out where to go to next.’
  • 179) ‘His silences often precede a weighty thought though I doubt the rattling in his head ever quiets.’
  • 180) ‘The audience quiets down as John slowly turns and stares at one general spot in the crowd.’
  • 181) ‘As the play begins, everyone quiets down and behaves.’
  • 182) ‘His mind quiets, his muscles begin to un-knit, and his posture resumes something closer to normal rather than poised and defensive.’
  • 183) ‘It quiets the mind, so you can let thoughts enter your consciousness and then be released without the compulsive need to worry or take action.’
  • 184) ‘Nick stands up, which quiets both of the younger men at once.’
  • 185) ‘Elinor quiets herself, and determines to act cheerful and normal.’
  • 186) ‘The commotion gradually quiets down and the judge looks at the jury.’
  • 187) ‘After a few whistles and catcalls, the hubbub quiets to a tolerable level.’
  • 188) ‘As I come out with a stack of napkins and some plates, their conversation quiets and dies down, and we all eat.’
  • 189) ‘I mean, the dog is as big as her on his forelegs and she quiets him with a touch.’
  • 190) ‘It is only when the film quiets down that some minor hiss is audible but it is hardly bothersome.’
  • 191) ‘Folk tunes rest easy in a sharp, modern arrangement that rouses and quiets with equal success.’

Examples

  • 1) They can lose a hopeless case but quite legally claim their huge costs.
  • 2) But the statistics tell a quite different story.
  • 3) Wales were quite good at it for an hour in two of their three summer internationals.
  • 4) Yet neither of the other two left his team up against it quite like this one.
  • 5) It helps that he is quite well known now.
  • 6) The building society is quite frank about not being an international bank.
  • 7) That worked out so well it was soon quite a regular thing.
  • 8) Obviously we are all used to protesters not being quite what they say they are.
  • 9) Talk to her again to be quite sure.
  • 10) It was more than a persona, but not quite a comedy character.
  • 11) This has not been the case for quite some time.
  • 12) We will see hospitals spread their wings quite widely within different regions and across regions.
  • 13) Are you quite sure of your own discretion?
  • 14) You can be big as well as quite poor.
  • 15) There is something not quite right about the human condition.
  • 16) My parents were shocked but they took the whole thing quite well.
  • 17) The story of the marsh harriers says quite clearly that such a thing can be done.
  • 18) Neither team were quite good enough to get into a winning position and hold steady.
  • 19) Something was not quite right in that sentence.
  • 20) What is innocent in one country might mean something quite different in another.
  • 21) The basis of its case appears quite arbitrary and rests on contentious historical documentation.
  • 22) They have all ended up doing quite well.
  • 23) Sometimes parents are surprised to find that they are not quite sure themselves which is the correct way to be clean.
  • 24) He was quite open about it.
  • 25) As his prediction suggests, he does not quite see it like that.
  • 26) You make the jump when you're quite happy somewhere.
  • 27) I give him quite a lot of stick and he quite likes it.
  • 28) Some households have become home owners because of lack of choice and as a last resort - quite out of character with images of the tenure.
  • 29) quite out of character, he didn't fluff it.
  • 30) ‘These people have absolutely no power in it and quite frankly I think it's a waste of time.’
  • 31) ‘He is one of the richest characters in the whole of the Wodehouse creation, absolutely rounded and quite without flaw.’
  • 32) ‘Here the facts are quite complex and quite different from the residential construction cases.’
  • 33) ‘I propose that this pharaoh is not Nefertiti, but quite a different person altogether.’
  • 34) ‘She had black hair and an olive complexion, and was quite different from my mother.’
  • 35) ‘Well, my road has traffic calming measures and quite frankly they make little or no difference.’
  • 36) ‘Another problem is that some companies sub-contract work to firms which, quite frankly, are not up to the job.’
  • 37) ‘Thanks for making this point, which I quite agree with, but which was left out of my original answer for lack of space.’
  • 38) ‘Speaking of levels of ignorance, I quite agree with Mick Hartley's letter.’
  • 39) ‘While I quite agree about the need for condemnation, he has missed an important point.’
  • 40) ‘Frankly, I could quite happily live the rest of my life never having to contend with that experience again.’
  • 41) ‘His brothers could never quite agree on his ransom price, so Ferdinand withered away in captivity.’
  • 42) ‘As one can imagine, such a tremendous impact is quite devastating on the human body.’
  • 43) ‘Even though the samples are all fairly small it's quite amazing to be able to see all that.’
  • 44) ‘Nonetheless, to suggest that Old English as a written language was ever quite dead and buried would be misleading.’
  • 45) ‘For someone to do it at such a young age is quite extraordinary.’
  • 46) ‘The loss of drums and effects doesn't come at the cost of intensity; quite the reverse.’
  • 47) ‘Neither of them could ever quite figure out how they had survived growing up with her.’
  • 48) ‘I think there are all sorts of practical reasons, quite separate from the ethics, as to why you might want to take prisoners.’
  • 49) ‘I've had quite enough of you and your stories.’
  • 50) ‘The shadow effects and lighting are quite intense here, and it did put a burden on the card.’
  • 51) ‘That is why we took quite seriously these particular clauses with regard to biosecurity, and we do so now.’
  • 52) ‘We all know how dangerous a hot car can be for an animal - the risk of death is quite real.’
  • 53) ‘She had never been lectured before by a teacher and the feeling was quite frightening.’
  • 54) ‘Rocky was quite powerful and determined, but he was also crude and not hard to hit.’
  • 55) ‘As it crumpled to the floor, Dawn kicked and kicked and kicked it until it was quite dead.’
  • 56) ‘It was quite frightening to walk down a long hallway without knowing what to expect.’
  • 57) ‘To see all that space was really quite frightening and wonderful all at the same time.’
  • 58) ‘Rachel is going to stay with her brother for a few days which I think is quite positive.’
  • 59) ‘It is often quite beneficial to decide on a school first and then look for housing after.’
  • 60) ‘We may then find ourselves quite fearful that nothing of value will live on after us.’
  • 61) ‘Most of the music is very beat heavy and I feel it adds to the overall intensity of the game quite well.’
  • 62) ‘It is quite warm outside under the canopy as well, with a very effective heater thoughtfully placed there.’
  • 63) ‘It's still fairly big and quite bulky but we're gradually getting there.’
  • 64) ‘We have invested quite a significant amount of money into the Scottish whisky industry.’
  • 65) ‘He was quite attractive actually, dark hair, green mysterious eyes and tall.’
  • 66) ‘Clearly these three companies have dragged down our overall return by a factor of two, which is quite significant.’
  • 67) ‘Observing Alice with his own eyes he was relieved to see she was actually quite pretty.’
  • 68) ‘I am going to bed quite soon, but I have lots of things to blog about over the next few days.’
  • 69) ‘Another reviewer described my blog in less warm but still quite pleasing terms.’
  • 70) ‘Whilst I am retaining my sense of humour at the moment, I feel I may lose it quite soon.’
  • 71) ‘In fact, it was such an amazing improvement that I was quite sorry to let it go!’
  • 72) ‘In his neck two of his vertebrae seemed to be fused together and in quite a sorry state.’
  • 73) ‘That's why our training schedule is quite intense already, and it will be even harder towards the time of the race.’
  • 74) ‘My sisters and I took windsurfing quite seriously: we had an immense board that took all three of us to carry it.’
  • 75) ‘But claiming that one of these ought to be forbidden under the law is absolutely absurd and quite dangerous.’
  • 76) ‘The investment involved here is quite considerable and is absolutely necessary.’
  • 77) ‘Then we stood there and did absolutely nothing for quite a while.’
  • 78) ‘Yes, she agreed, they're quite useful for removing spiders and emptying bins.’
  • 79) ‘One feels quite sorry for our politicians and their wives that they have to suffer all this nonsense in their busy lives.’
  • 80) ‘I'm pleased to say that Dawn of the Dead is quite a good little movie to see.’
  • 81) ‘I'm quite pleased with the positive picture reaction, from here and other places.’
  • 82) ‘It was a strange match in many ways, but we were both quite serious people and I was interested in the theatre, which was his life.’
  • 83) ‘His most recent album is best described by Albini himself: ‘Nick Drake fronting Black Sabbath, if Black Sabbath played only the good parts of their songs’. quite!’
  • 84) ‘‘Lovely evening, isn't it?’ ‘quite,’ he replied.’
  • 85) ‘‘They don't really have any choice.’ ‘quite so, but that's not exactly a democratic attitude, is it?’’
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Linguix Keyboard

Make your content read and look better on mobile.

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Download Linguix for Microsoft Word and Microsoft Outlook to check grammar, punctuation, and style instantly right in your documents.

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