Impress

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Definition

to impress: to affect strongly (usually in a good way)
verb
Your performance today really impressed me: I am surprised and happy with how you performed.

impressive: remarkable, striking, having a strong effect (usually good)
adjective

impressed: strongly affected or influenced (usually in a good way)
adjective

Examples

  • "The way he gets on with his staff impresses me incredibly."
  • "Lawrence Laughsalot : Very impressive, Ms. Bliss."
  • "Fall to bits, I confess, I admit, I'm impressed."
  • "I'm impressed, I'm impressed."
  • "It's from Silke Banowski from Krefeld, Germany, known for its impressive Wasserburg."
  • "I was at the art show last night, and I was very impressed by the work of one artist – Pierre Plazbo."
  • "Impressive, right?"
  • "On Thursday, please dress to impress, and no latecomers - it's just not cool kids."
  • "Your performance on memory tests has impressed me from afar, and truly, when you checked the box marked 'No need to review', it was then that I realized I could no longer keep my deep admiration for you a secret."

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