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Quite a few: An indefinite and somewhat large number; more than a few but fewer than a lot; a fair number of.

Quite a few expresses that the speaker was impressed or astonished by the number, as they would have expected less. Or the speaker wants to emphasize on the fact that it was “more than you would think”.

Ages: a very longtime

It can be used with: for, in, takes, took, be, were, was, before, after; and each way of using it is slightly different.

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Example sentences

  1. I haven’t seen you in ages – you look different.
  2. We haven’t been here for ages; we must come here more often.
  3. It takes ages to learn to play the guitar.
  4. It took ages to get there.

Well Read: Well-educated and learned, A literate person who has studied and read a lot.

Example Sentences

  1. She is well read does not mean that she can go out on the streets and fend for herself. To be street smart is a requirement in what she wants to do.
  2. His business is working great since he is so well read and uses the management techniques that he has been taught in school.

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