amazing

a|maz|ing [ ə`meızıŋ ] adjective **
1. ) very surprising:
She told me an amazing story.
It's amazing how stupid people can be.
a ) used about something surprising that is also very impressive:
Their last CD sold an amazing 2 million copies.
I think you are doing an amazing job with those children.
2. ) MAINLY SPOKEN very pleasant or enjoyable:
We had an amazing time in Thailand.
What an amazing meal!
╾ a|maz|ing|ly adverb:
The weekend has gone by amazingly fast.

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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