“It was pretty uneventful.”
You come home after work. Your partner asks how your day was. Nothing very interesting happened, so you answer this.
It was pretty uneventful.
You use "pretty" before an adjective to show how much of that quality something has.
"Pretty ___" is somewhere between "kind of " and "really". It basically means "a little more than you expected". For example:
This soup is actually pretty good.
I think I have a pretty good shot at getting the job.
That song is pretty catchy.
Use the word "uneventful" to explain that nothing interesting happened for a certain period. Use it like this:
A: Did anything interesting happen?
B: Not really. It was pretty uneventful.
Although it means that nothing interesting happened, "uneventful" doesn't sound negative. It sounds neutral or even a little positive.
You can use "uneventful" to talk about things like:
- your work day
- a sports match
- a trip