字幕表 動画を再生する 英語字幕をプリント Hi this is Tutor Nick P and this is Lesson 378. The title of today's lesson is don't use "quite' in negative sentences. Okay. Let's take a look at the note here. If the sentence is negative, you cannot use "quite. " You should use" very. " Very can be used both for positive or negative sentences. But "quite" cannot. That's why it's confusing for students. Because they'll , they'll look at "quiet "and they'll look at "very" and say well they, they pretty much mean the same thing. "Quite" means vary in many situations, but the use is not exactly the same. "Quite" cannot be used in negative sentences. Okay. So let's take a look at some examples here. Of course with the X ,this is wrong. So if somebody said it's not quite comfortable to travel on a hard seat while taking a long-distance train in China. Yes. So of course with the check this would be correct. It is not very comfortable to travel on a hard seat while taking a long-distance train in China. Yeah. I remember many, many years ago I actually did that. The hard seat was really hard. They had absolutely no cushions at all and it was very tiny and two people could really just barely fit on it and it was straight up. It didn't recline at all. That was a hard seat and they used to sell that. They used to sell soft seats and hard sleepers and soft sleepers. But I did experience using a hard seat. So it was not very comfortable. All right. Let's continue here. All right. Now of course here this is just to show you that in the positive sense you can use both. It is quite comfortable to travel on a soft seat. So let's you know, just say this was a soft seat that you were traveling on in China or on the train. Or it is very comfortable to travel on a soft seat. You know, for long distance trains in China. All right. Again the X. This is wrong. It's not quite beautiful to look at. Again , and this even sounds you know ... someone would probably understand what you mean, but they know this is wrong. This doesn't sound right. It's not very beautiful to look at. So of course if this was a positive sentence, both would work. You could say it is quite beautiful to look at or it's very beautiful to look at. Okay. Anyway I hope you got it. Just be careful. Don't use "quite" in negative sentences. Okay thank you for your time and I hope you got it. Bye-bye.