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

The meaning of "Mostly" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does mostly mean?
A: Mostly means more of something than something else
Example "there are mostly purple pens in the middle of the red pens"
Q: What does mostly mean?
A: Almost all, or close to final
Q: What does I'm mostly mean?
A: like 90% of something lol...
I'm mostly straight. (just a mere 10% gay)
I'm mostly white. (I'm mixed, but I'm mostly white)
I'm mostly single. (I'm not really in a committed relationship, but i am seeing someone)


mostly = most of all
I'm mostly tired of going to school.
Mostly, I'm tired of going to school.
Most of all (of the issues that bother me), I'm tired of going to school

*btw these example sentences don't necessarily apply to me, but I thought they best illustrated my points.
Q: What does "mostly" mean?
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Example sentences using "Mostly"

Q: Please show me example sentences with mostly.
A: 1. I mostly stay at the house all day, but I will occasionally go to the store.
2. Sometimes Frank and I will play at my house, but we mostly play at the park.
Q: Please show me example sentences with mostly .
A: "The kids in her classroom are mostly quiet, but some are not"; "my history homework was mostly reading".
Q: Please show me example sentences with mostly.
A: That's mostly right.  
They were mostly women.  
The pain has mostly gone away. 
Success depends mostly on effort. 
The audience was mostly businessmen.
Tom eats mostly fruits and vegetables, and only eats meat about once a week. 
Tom mostly kept to himself. 
I mostly agree with what he said.
Father mostly plays golf on Sunday. 
The audience were mostly adolescents.

Synonyms of "Mostly" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between mostly and mainly ?
A: I’ve never thought about it, but I don’t think there’s much of a difference. I use both of them in conversations a lot and I still am grammatically correct in both ways. Hopefully this helped you and it didn’t confuse you!
Q: What is the difference between mostly and bulk of ?
A: It's okay. I think largely is used more but it might be different depending on which region of America you're in.
Q: What is the difference between most and mostly ?
A: most is an adjective meaning almost all e.g. most people have three meals a day.

mostly is an adverb meaning almost all, almost completely, mainly e.g. the weather has been mostly sunny this week.
Q: What is the difference between mostly and usually ?
A: Usually means most of the time or 9 times out of 10, sort of thing.
Mostly means almost all of something, more like 90%.
Q: What is the difference between mostly and largely ?
A: Largely talks about how big the item is
Mostly talks about how many item there are
Hope that helped

Translations of "Mostly"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? mostly
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Other questions about "Mostly"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce mostly.
A: mostly.
Q: I like to fix this and that, but i mostly, totally mess them. I might not be good at fixing something. Does this sound natural?
A: I like to fix this and that, but i mostly, totally mess them. I might not be good at fixing something.

It will sound more natural if you say, “Even though I like to fix things, I usually end up making a mess of the situation.”
Q: Please show me how to pronounce mostly.
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