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

The meaning of "Mainly" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does mainly mean?
A: Principalmente
Q: What does mainly mean?
A: Mainly means 'more than anything else' or 'most'
like for example:
The cake is covered mainly with chocolate rather than vanilla.

So there are more chocolate than vanilla.

Example sentences using "Mainly"

Q: Please show me example sentences with mainly.
A: I mainly drink water everyday
Q: Please show me example sentences with mainly.
A: I mainly shower in the morning.

Mainly, I tend to shower in the morning.

Q: Please show me example sentences with mainly .
A: "The sausages are mainly made from beef.", "Mainly the only reason I want to go to the party is to talk to him." I mainly only work out on the weekdays." and "The Earth is mainly made up of water."

Synonyms of "Mainly" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between mainly and especially and specially ?
A: "Specially" is not a real word. It is the way some people pronounce "especially".

"Especially" means "in particular" or "in one specific case"
For example - I like hamburgers, ESPECIALLY cheeseburgers.
This means I like all hamburgers. But, I like cheeseburgers the most.

"Mainly" means "mostly"
For example - The weather will mainly be sunny today.
This means that the weather will be sunny for most of the day. But, sometimes there will be clouds.
Q: What is the difference between mainly and largely and mostly ?
A: These are all synonyms, you only need to worry about which to use when you're writing an essay, speech, etc. You can use them all interchangeably, when talking about the essential part of a topic. Mostly is more appropriate when trying to talk about numbers of people or things.

E.g. Our employees are mostly women.

Here, largely or mainly can also be used (same meaning), but they won't sound as good and may even be offensive to some people - 'mainly women' sounds like you're wilfully focusing on having women employees, and 'largely women' might seem like you're trying to make a pun with 'large' thereby mocking women.

But if you're not a native English speaker, I don't think anyone will be offended if you don't think about proper nuances :)
Q: What is the difference between mainly and mostly ?
A: Mainly= more than anything else
For example " I like to make art but I mainly focus on painting." or "I like writing in general but I mainly focus on poetry."
Mostly= usually, generally
For example "I like going to the park but I mostly go on weekends."
Q: What is the difference between mainly and largely and pretty ?
A: Your question is tricky because people do say "that is pretty large" or stuff like that. In that case pretty does not mean beautiful but ut just expresses an abnormality. It just means "oh yeah thats big" and you can omit the word "pretty". But if u want to say "This is the main reason" you cant use pretty! So no, its better if u dont use pretty
Q: What is the difference between mainly and primarily ?
A: @hhhhqqqq: There is a slight difference as "mainly" means almost "mostly," as in their center of attention is based on the subject. "Primarily" corresponds to "Primary," and both mean "Firstly." "Mainly" and "Primarily" can mean the same thing if their first concern is their main concern.

Translations of "Mainly"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? mainly
A: Instead of me saying it, try this song which repeats it many times: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVmU3iANbgk
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 갬 서워 어떡해 ( mainly 갬 & 서워)
A: thank you 😊
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? mainly
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Q: Please show me how to pronounce mainly.
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