adjective + a little bit

cointi

Senior Member
Polish
Hello,

Jake is stubborn a little bit.

Is the sentence completely wrong when the modifier is at the end?
 
  • cointi

    Senior Member
    Polish
    The sentence I provided, but I would appreciate if you provided a sentence where [adjective + a little bit] is fine.
     

    cointi

    Senior Member
    Polish
    Thank you for the link.

    Jake is stubborn, a little bit.

    But I have a feeling it is only acceptable when we try o represent spoken language.
     

    PaulQ

    Senior Member
    UK
    English - England
    Yes, and then it would be: "Jake is stubborn... a little bit." or "Jake is stubborn - a little bit." Often there is a concessive "well" between the clause and the phrase: "Jake is stubborn... well, a little bit."
     
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