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English Vocabulary - Vocabulario de inglés
QUITE OR QUIET?
Key
Quite means fairly but not very. When used before an adjective or adverb that has an intense or absolute meaning (like absurd, fantastic, right, wrong, impossible, etc) it means completely.
Quiet is an adjective and it means not making noise or not saying much.
Quite significa bastante pero no mucho. Cuando se usa antes de un adjetivo o adverbio que tiene un sentido intenso o absoluto (como absurd, fantastic, right, wrong, impossible, etc) significa completamente.
Quiet es un adjetivo y significa que no hace ruido o no habla mucho.
  • quite
    The food in this restaurant is quite good.
    I'm doing quite well at school.
    I can't do that, it's quite impossible.

  • quiet
    Be quiet, the baby is sleeping!
    The children are very quiet, what's going on?
    He didn't know what to say, he just kept quiet.

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