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mostly

Pronunciation: /ˈməʊstli/

Translation of mostly in Spanish:

adverb/adverbio

  • her friends are mostly students la mayoría de sus amigos son estudiantes, sus amigos son en su mayoría estudiantes, casi todos sus amigos son estudiantes the land is mostly flat el terreno es en su mayor parte llano she works mostly in the evenings trabaja sobre todo por las noches it's mostly because … es principalmente or más que nada porque … we grow tomatoes mostly cultivamos principalmente or más que nada tomates mostly, the food was good en general, la comida era buena
    Example sentences
    • The bottom was mostly composed of thick black silt, and the carp happily fed in this.
    • They mostly looked sad and bored, and seemed to regard the security woman with pity.
    • The lake bed is mostly clean gravel, picked over by the numerous bottom feeding fish.

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