Collocation Problem

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uknownothin
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Collocation Problem

Post by uknownothin » Fri Sep 01, 2017 4:38 pm

Would some native speakers be kind enough to help me out with the problem. Thanks a lot.

When we arrived at the station it was ____ quiet.
(A) pleasantly (B) critically

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Re: Collocation Problem

Post by Joe » Sat Sep 02, 2017 2:56 am

pleasantly quite is possible
critically quite makes little sense
"We are not wholly bad or good, who live our lives under Milk Wood"
prayer of the Reverend Eli Jenkins in Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas

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