"Gabi agreed with rule changes big time."

  • What does that mean? In which context is it appropriate to use and where it is not?
  • Word order - is it always used at the end of sentence?
  • Is it official english or colloquial only? Is it US, UK or Austraila specific, or general English?
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    A dictionary answers much of this question. – Andrew Leach Oct 8 '13 at 12:38
  • Not the one I was looking up, @Andrew. And on the contrary, most of the answers you won't find in the dictionary. – Tomas Oct 8 '13 at 13:06
  • What it means, where it goes, whether it is colloquial and whether it's general are all answered. The definition is given; the example shows it at the end of the sentence; it's noted as informal; it doesn't say it's used in a specific region. – Andrew Leach Oct 8 '13 at 13:10
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    Always show background effort. If you have looked up an online dictionary, include a link to the entry that you found, preferably along with the narration at that entry. Then -- only then -- ask what is left to be asked, what you found insufficient, unconvincing, or otherwise unsatisfactory. Who knows, you could help the dictionary publishers with your question if it so happens to be. Else the question may face closure -- I may myself vote to close. – Kris Oct 8 '13 at 13:20

Used in this context as an adverb, it means 'to a great degree, on a large scale; extremely’. It is colloquial, and has its origin in the United States, and yes, it will usually be found at the end of a sentence.


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