Traduction Quite

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Traduction

(he's) quite (handsome): (il est) plutôt, assez (beau)
adverb
Note that "quite" can mean both "very" and "rather", depending on its context :

I am quite fond of her. Je l'aime beaucoup.
She is quite smart. Elle est assez intelligente.
There are quite a few customers complaining. Il y a pas mal de clients qui se plaignent.
Those figures don't seem quite right. Ces chiffres ne semblent pas tout à fait justes.
There are not quite as many guests as there were last time. Il n'y a pas tout à fait autant d'invités que la dernière fois.

(-What a beautiful day!) -Quite!: (-Quelle belle journée !) - Tout à fait !
idiom
Pronunciation examples
UK: These strawberries are quite tasty.
US: Yes, they are quite tasty. And not quite as expensive as the last batch.

Exemples

  • "But again, it seemed like we weren't quite on the same wavelength."
  • "A fellow student said "Zack was careful not to throw the candy directly at people, but a caramel square did land quite near my foot"."
  • "I know you are quite a forgetful diary, so here's a recap of the current situation"
  • "It's quite a lovely Jackson Pollock, isn't it?"
  • "Susie : Oh, that's quite interesting."
  • "I believe he said that Delavigne was "quite content without our sales"."
  • "Brian : Um, well um… actually I do have quite a slight preference for…"
  • "-Well, quite."
  • "For the first time in a long while, I feel uninspired and quite frankly, I'm tired."
  • "Edward : I quite like how realistic it is... It almost looks like a real window."

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