Phrasal-Adverbs – Letter L

–  Phrasal-Adverbs – Letter L  –


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(to be) Fashionably Late – This is a phrasal adverb which is used to mean:  To not be exactly on time and not be too late, for the purpose of looking important and “cool” when arriving somewhere like a party.


(to) Move Laterally (within a company/organization) – See:  Phrasal Verbs – Letter “M”, for “Move”


(to be) (Very) Well-Liked – This is an adverbial phrases which simply means that people (usually most people that know the person who this phrase is describing) like the person very much…  “John is a very respectable and friendly person and is *very well-liked* among his peers.”  –  (notice also: the word “very” in the phrase, though quite common, is not needed.  It is simply an adjective of degree.)


(to NOT be) (Very) Well-Liked – This is an adverbial phrase which, opposite from “to be very well-liked”, simply means that the person is NOT liked by his or her peers…  “Matt is an incredibly devious and manipulating person, and is *not very well-liked* by his peers.” –  (notice also: the word “very” in the phrase, though quite common, is not needed.  It is simply an adjective of degree.)


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