Translation of hardly in French:


Pronunciation: /ˈhɑːdlɪ/


  • 1 (barely) [begin, know, see] à peine hardly had they set off when à peine étaient-ils partis que
  • 2 (not really) one can hardly expect that on ne peut guère s'attendre à ce que it's hardly likely c'est peu probable it's hardly surprising ce n'est guère étonnant I can hardly believe it! j'ai peine à le croire!
  • 3hardly any/ever/anybody presque pas/jamais/personne he hardly ever writes il n'écrit presque jamais

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