quite a


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Adv.1.quite a - of an unusually noticeable or exceptional or remarkable kind (not used with a negative); "her victory was quite something"; "she's quite a girl"; "quite a film"; "quite a walk"; "we've had quite an afternoon"
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The effect in fact was quite a special thing and not easily explained.
The boy who used to sit behind you in fourth-grade math is there, and he's shot up quite a few inches and is looking mighty dishy.
Over eighty one home games a season, Network Associates will gain quite a bit of positive exposure," stated A's President Sandy Alderson.