- pretty well
- pretty wellAlmost, more or less• • •Main Entry: ↑pretty
* * *almost
They look pretty much the same, don’t they?
I can pretty well guarantee that he’ll be back in time.Thesaurus: almost and almost notsynonymMain entry: pretty
* * *pretty ˈmuch/ˈwell idiom
One dog looks pretty much like another to me.
He goes out pretty well every night.
The first stage is pretty near finished.Main entry: ↑prettyidiom
Useful english dictionary. 2012.
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pretty well — index fairly (moderately) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
pretty well — pretty good, quite good, o.k … English contemporary dictionary
pretty well — Almost completely … A concise dictionary of English slang
pretty nearly — Almost • • • Main Entry: ↑pretty * * * pretty much/well/nearly/ phrase almost They look pretty much the same, don’t they? … Useful english dictionary
pretty much/well — informal : not completely but mostly His ideas were pretty much ignored at the meeting. It is pretty much the same color. The engine is pretty well shot. [=the engine is almost completely useless] “Are you finished yet?” “Pretty mu … Useful english dictionary
pretty near — pretty ˈmuch/ˈwell idiom (BrE also pretty ˈnearly) (NAmE also pretty ˈnear) (informal) almost; almost completely • One dog looks pretty much like … Useful english dictionary
pretty much — adverb to some degree (Freq. 3) we were pretty much lost when we met the forest ranger * * * pretty much More or less • • • Main Entry: ↑pretty * * * pretty much/well/ … Useful english dictionary
pretty — 1 / prIti/ adverb (+ adj/adv) spoken 1 fairly, though not completely: I m pretty sure he ll say yes. | Life on the farm was pretty tough. see rather 2 very: It s pretty hard to see how we ll manage. 3 pretty well also pretty much very nearly;… … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
pretty — pret|ty1 [ prıti ] adverb MAINLY SPOKEN *** 1. ) fairly: My TV s getting pretty old now. Todd looks pretty tired. 2. ) very: The weather is pretty awful, isn t it? pretty good: I can see they ve done a pretty good job of it. pretty much/well/near … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
pretty — pret|ty1 W3S2 [ˈprıti] adv [+ adjective/adverb] spoken 1.) fairly or more than a little ▪ I m pretty sure he ll say yes. ▪ She still looks pretty miserable. see usage note ↑rather 2.) very ▪ Dinner at Luigi s sounds pretty good to me … Dictionary of contemporary English