8. August 2021. Jasmina SaricIzazov #24: Quit, Quite or Quiet? Tri tako kratke, male reči - quit, quite and quiet, a toliko zabune kod upotrebe i pisanja. Hajde da zauvek otklonimo sve nedoumice i više ne pravimo greške kad su quit, quite and quiet u pitanju. QUIT : Quit je glagol koji znači: napustiti ili odustati: “Alex quit college during his second year.’ “Jenny is going to quit teaching and become a full-time writer.” prestati: “Sam says he’s going to quit smoking.” “Quit complaining and get on with the job!” QUITE: Quite je prilog sa značenjem prilično, donekle, malo ili mnogo, ali ne sasvim . Blaži je u značenju od ‘very’ ili ‘extremely’. “It’s quite warm outside today.” “The house we bought needs quite a bit of work.” “The candidate spoke English quite well.” “I quite like living in a small town.” “Julie made it quite clear that she was against the idea.” “After his illness Charlie was never quite the same.” QUIET: može biti pridev ili glagol.Kad ima ulogu prideva, quiet znači tih ili bešuman.U ulozi glagola ima značenje utišati ili ućutkati. “I told the children to be quiet while I was on the phone.” “This is a quiet area. There is not much traffic.” “Business has been quiet since the beginning of the year.” “We preferred to have a quiet wedding with just our two families. “Early in the morning the streets are empty and quiet.” “The doctor said she’d have a quiet word with my mother.”My office is QUIET and QUITE comfortable. I’ll miss it when I QUIT. Email The food in this restaurant is usually __________ good.QUITQUITEQUIET Within a year Hugo had __________ his job and gone back to college.QUITQUITEQUIET My dad's growing old. His hair is now __________ thin on top.QUITQUITEQUIET The children are very __________. Let's see what they're doing.QUITQUITEQUIET You should __________ smoking now before it becomes too difficult.QUITQUITEQUIET After a busy day all he wanted was some peace and __________.QUITQUITEQUIET It took me __________ a long time to answer all the questions.QUITQUITEQUIET He's doing his best so __________ making fun of him!QUITQUITEQUIET I'll be as __________ as a mouse when I come home tonight.QUITQUITEQUIET Sophie received a reply to her application letter __________ recently.QUITQUITEQUIET Time is Up!