Cute, pretty, & beautiful are three similar words, but we use them differently in English For today’s lesson, I am going to show you how to use this English grammar in your conversations and writing.
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Here are the example sentences:
Pretty as an adjective:
- Jane is a pretty girl, just like her mother.
- She was wearing a pretty dress.
- Her new hair style is very pretty.
- Cathy has a pretty feather in her hair.
- What a pretty flower!
- There was such a pretty sunset tonight.
Pretty is an adverb:
- I am pretty tired.
- The movie was pretty bad. I didn’t enjoy it at all.
- Jane is a beautiful girl, just like her mother.
- She was wearing a beautiful dress.
- Her new hair style is beautiful.
- Chris has a beautiful feather in her hair.
- What a beautiful flower!
- There was such a beautiful sunset tonight.
- Jane is cute, just like her mother.
- Chris has a cute feather in her hair.
- She was wearing a cute dress.
- You can say, “Hello Kitty is so cute” but not”Hello Kitty is so pretty.”
- You can say, “That’s a cute dog” but not, “That’s a pretty dog”
Yesterday’s listening challenge answer:
- Jack was sad because he had to pay a lot for his car repair. Jane was down because she wants to have her apartment painted, but it’s expensive
Today’s listening challenge:
- Who does Jack think is beautiful?
- Is this sentence OK or not….and why? “Jane’s cat is so pretty”
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