Is there a difference between ‘a small smile’ and ‘a little smile’?

I was really angry but managed a small/little smile. Is there any difference between a small smile and a little smile? Answer There is no difference between the two words in your example. As seen in the linked thread in the comments, when describing size, little/small are generally interchangeable. Since your example is describing the … Read more

to look good vs to look well

She likes to look well should be transferred into She likes to look good. How to explain this to my students? Answer An answer here on the EnglishStackExchange answers it very well: If you write, “Sally looks good in her new dress”, “good” is an adjective. The construction is similar to if you wrote, “The … Read more

Can I rewrite this as “… students angry have walked out”?

Students angry that former TV Apprentice contestant Katie Hopkins was speaking at a Brunel University debate have walked out in protest. (Source) Is it possible to rewrite the above sentence in this way, moving the starting noun and adjective next to the verb at the end? In protest that former TV Apprentice Katie Hopkins was … Read more

She always advances her agenda by malicious means [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for English Language Learners Stack Exchange. Closed 5 years ago. Improve this question In the following sentence I for one prefer to use the adjective “malicious,” but I wonder if you could tell … Read more

Difference:Too Vs Very [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for English Language Learners Stack Exchange. Closed 4 years ago. Improve this question Grammar often says that very is used with the affirmative form of the adjective; since very is to denote positive … Read more

What’s the meaning of `noisy` in `noisy scanner`? [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for English Language Learners Stack Exchange. Closed 2 years ago. Improve this question When I watching a video time 2:56 that is a very very very noisy scanner… What’s the meaning of noisy … Read more

an adjective describing too simplistic a view [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for English Language Learners Stack Exchange. Closed 1 year ago. Improve this question I need an adjective that would describe a view on some matter of a person who didn’t really bother to … Read more