VERBS be, feel, look, seem, smell, sound, taste I felt nice and cosy. That bread smells nice. His mother sounded very nice on the phone. | make sth I tidied the room to make it nice for the others when they came home.
ADV. awfully, exceptionally, extremely, incredibly, jolly, really, terribly, very an awfully nice man | perfectly, thoroughly I'm sure she's perfectly nice really. | not particularly It had not been a particularly nice experience. | pretty, quite, rather | enough Some of the boys were nice enough, but she didn't want to go out with them.
PREP. about He was incredibly nice about it, though I am sure it caused him a lot of trouble. | for It's nice for Mum to get out more. | to Can't you be nice to each other for once?
PHRASES nice little It's a nice little place you've got here.