“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.
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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.
(an event) was uneventful
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