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73 Adjectives - Opposites
Jamon is given a word, an adjective, and says the first work that comes to his head.

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opposites

We're going to talk about opposites.

'Opposites' are two things that are exactly different from each other.  Some examples are: hot and cold, up and down, fast and slow.  Notice the following:

  1. We are going in the opposite direction.
  2. She is the complete opposite of her husband.

agree

Yes, I agree.

When you 'agree' with someone you think what they are saying is correct.  Notice the following:

  1. We never agree on anything.
  2. I agree with almost everything she says.

how much

How much do you weigh?

We use the phrase 'how much' to ask about quantity for non-countable nouns.  In the example, it is asking about the weight in pounds or kilograms.  The answer to these questions is usually a number or measurement.  Notice the following:

  1. I don't know how much butter we have.
  2. How much sugar should I buy?

about everything

You can buy about everything in a 100 Yen shop.

The phrase 'about everything' is the same as almost everything.  In the example, maybe there are one or two things that you can't buy in this shop, but they sell everything else.  Notice the following:

  1. About everything is ready for the party.
  2. I have about everything you want in my refrigerator.

good idea

I think 100 Yen shops are a good idea.

A 'good idea' is something that has a purpose or solves a problem.  Notice the following:

  1. He always has good ideas for my problems.
  2. It's a good idea for you to go back to school.