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

The meaning of "Scarcely" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does scarcely mean?
A: Can you give an example?
Q: What does scarcely mean?
A: If we say an item is scarce, it means it is rare.

If we say we scarcely do something, it means we don`t do it often.
"I scarcely see my family"- I don`t see my family often.

But, it can also mean an action was difficult.
"I could scarcely see in the fog" - I could not see very well. (Because the fog is thick.)

"I could scarcely hear over the traffic"- I could not hear well. (Because the traffic was loud.)

I hope that helps.

Example sentences using "Scarcely"

Q: Please show me example sentences with scarcely.
A:
‘I scarcely had time to say hello before she hugged me’
‘He scarcely has time to see his friends as he has so much homework’
‘I could scarcely walk after breaking my leg’
Q: Please show me example sentences with scarcely.
A: There's scarcely any ______ left. (time/food ECT.)

They scarcely made the bus.
Q: Please show me example sentences with scarcely.
A: 1. I can scarcely hear her voice.
2. She had scarcely made it before the door closed.


I hope this helped :^)

Synonyms of "Scarcely" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between scarcely and barely ?
A: They both mean “hardly,” but scarcely can also mean “rarely.”
Q: What is the difference between scarcely and rarely and hardly ?
A: thank you very much
Q: What is the difference between scarcely and hardly ?
A: nothing
but scarcely is probably used more for provisions and hardly is probably used more for everything else.
But, they are interchangeable. Either word could always be used.
Q: What is the difference between scarcely and barely ?
A: Pueden ser sinónimos, pero usualmente barely es como casi y scarcely describe algo que no es muy común.

I just barely escaped. (casi no escapé)
I scarcely go to the market. (no es común)
Q: What is the difference between scarcely and rarely and hardly ?
A: Scarcely is more never, rarely is that you still do it but not very often and hardly needs to be used with the word ever to make hardly ever. In general they are all the same but rarely and hardly ever are more natural - nobody really uses scarcely.

Translations of "Scarcely"

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