Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Hardly"

The meaning of "Hardly" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does I hardly like ? mean?
A: it means that you like something but not much and you would prefer other things more than that thing. Eg:-
I hardly like coffee. I would prefer tea.
Q: What does  That's hardly likely.  mean?
A: That whatever situation, has little chance of happening or isn’t true
Q: What does hardly mean?
A: It means not very likely or barely

Could hardly have been imagined = couldn't have easily been imagined
Q: What does hardly ever mean?
A: rarely (raramente)

Example sentences using "Hardly"

Q: Please show me example sentences with can hardly.
A: I can hardly understand what he's telling me
I can hardly stand up I've been working too hard
Q: Please show me example sentences with hardly ever.
A: we hardly ever go out.
Q: Please show me example sentences with hardly.
A: I can hardly wait.
He hardly helped.

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Q: Please show me example sentences with hardly nearly.
A: My parents divorced when I was six, and I hardly knew my father.
 The children were so excited they could hardly speak.
 I can hardly believe it.
  Hardly anyone (=almost no one) writes to me these days.
 Dad ate hardly anything (=almost nothing) .
 There was hardly any (=very little) traffic.
 She lives in Spain, so we hardly ever (=almost never) see her.

Synonyms of "Hardly" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between hardly and hard ?
A: Hardly means barely.
e.g. I can hardly imagine life without him.
Hard can mean difficult, or hard as in to be solid/firm.
e.g. I am struggling with the homework, it's very hard.
I hit my head hard against the wall.
Q: What is the difference between hardly and hardly ever ?
A: "Hardly" modifies a verb referring to this moment.
"I don't know how to pay this bill. I hardly have any money."
"I want to talk to that woman, but I hardly know her."
"Hardly ever" refers to an ongoing situation, something that continues over time.
"He can never pay his bills because he hardly ever has any money. It has been a problem for years."
"He doesn't have many friends because he hardly ever talks to anybody. He has been shy since he was a child."
Q: What is the difference between hardly any and almost no and without ?
A: there’s almost no food here!
there’s hardly any food here!
these two mean the same thing: that there is food, but not very much of it.

“without” means “with no.”
i went to school without food.
i went to school with no food.
these two mean the same thing: they went to school with 0 food.
Q: What is the difference between hardly any and hardly ever ?
A: It is not possible to exchange each word. "Hardly any" is used for a quantity or amount of something (Hardly any wind, hardly any traffic).

"Hardly ever" is used for a span of time (hardly ever see, hardly ever watch). You could say something like "rarely see" or "rarely watch" if you are looking for synonyms.
Q: What is the difference between hardly and scarcely ?
A: "scarcely" is similar to "barely" and "hardly". It means kind of "only just".

There was scarcely enough time to catch the train.

Translations of "Hardly"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? hardly ever
A: hardly ever

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Q: (1)i hardly ever meet my friends on my free time,because i am lazy to see them . but my friends and i think that is fine for us.
(2)i sometimes do other exercises, like badminton, table tennis, taking a walk
(3)when I meet a problem, I never say give up Does this sound natural?
A: 1) I hardly ever meet my friends in my free time because I am too lazy. But my friends and I think it's fine.
2) I sometimes do other exercises like badminton, table tennis or going for a walk.
3) When I encounter a problem I never give up.
Q: i hardly argued against my parents to live on my own Does this sound natural?
A: I would say "I hardly argued against my parents when they said I needed to live on my own."

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