Emphasis in English

Emphasis in English

There are many expressions and constructions we can use to express Emphasis in English.

The passive voice

The terrorist was arrested by FBI.

Cleft sentences

It was me who broke the window.

Own

I used my own computer.

Do + verb (affirmative)

Yes! I do like you.

Fronting

What you think you are doing!

Indeed

It was very clever indeed!

At all

I haven’t seen him around at all.

Utterly

He was utterly exhausted after work.

Myself

Don’t bother! I can do it myself.

Even

They were even asking for help.


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