01. He's a really [neat] guy, I like him a lot.
02. The movie last night was really [neat]. I'd like to see it again.
03. He was very [neatly] dressed for his job interview this morning.
04. That video game is really [neat]; you should rent it.
05. Her room is always very [neat], but her car is a total mess.
06. I can't believe how [neat] their yard is. There's not a weed in sight, and even the dirt looks clean.
07. My sister's writing is always so [neat], whereas mine is a total mess.
08. Dave spent the day weeding, watering, and cleaning up, trying to make the garden look as [neat] as possible.
09. Sophie's job at the store was to go around and make sure everything on the shelves was kept in [neat] rows.
10. Henry Louis Mencken once said that for every problem, there is one solution which is simple, [neat] and wrong.
11. Please make sure that everything is [neatly] put away before you close up the store.
12. The player did a [neat] little move around the defenseman, and took an excellent shot on goal.
13. People in China traditionally take great pride in [neatness], and houses are usually kept in good order.
14. Part of getting ready for the Chinese New Year is making sure your home is [neat] and clean before the new year begins.
15. I don't understand why you want to clean up the apartment and make the place look [neat] when we're having a party that will just mess it up again.
16. My daughter's room was always a total mess when she was growing up, but now that she has her own apartment, she keeps it very [neat].
17. His desire for [neatness] sometimes annoys his co-workers because he gets very upset if even the littlest thing is out of place.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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