We’ve spoken about how and why we should avoid using the word ‘very’ before. But there are more words we should try and leave out. Read this article on writerscircle.com to learn what we can do to stop using these useless words.
Mark Twain said, “Substitute ‘damn’ every time you’re inclined to write ‘very;’ your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.”
“Very” is a useless word in the English language. So instead of saying you’re very tired, say you’re exhausted. And instead of saying the concert was very good, say it was superb or excellent.
And look for more ways to avoid using the word ‘very’ on the Writerswrite.co.za website.