it is hardly surprising that ...

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  • hardly — hard|ly [ hardli ] adverb *** Hardly is a negative word and is often used with words like any and ever, but it should not be used with other negative words: We hardly ever do anything interesting. Hardly comes before the main verb of a sentence,… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hardly */*/*/ — UK [ˈhɑː(r)dlɪ] / US [ˈhɑrdlɪ] adverb Summary: Hardly is a negative word and is often used with words like any and ever , but it should not be used with other negative words: We hardly ever do anything interesting. Hardly comes before the main… …   English dictionary

  • hardly*/*/*/ — [ˈhɑːdli] adv 1) used for saying that something is almost not true, or almost does not happen at all He hardly spoke except to say hello.[/ex] Alice was so busy she hardly noticed the days pass by.[/ex] He had hardly changed at all.[/ex] Hardly… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • surprising — adjective unusual or unexpected: a surprising lack of communication between management and staff | it is surprising (that): It s not really surprising that only a few people came tonight. | it is surprising how/what etc: It s surprising how… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • hardly — hard|ly W2S2 [ˈha:dli US ˈha:rdli] adv 1.) almost not ▪ My parents divorced when I was six, and I hardly knew my father. ▪ The children were so excited they could hardly speak. ▪ I can hardly believe it. ▪ Hardly anyone (=almost no one) writes to …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • surprising — sur|pris|ing W3S3 [səˈpraızıŋ US sər ] adj unusual or unexpected ▪ She told me a surprising thing. ▪ A surprising number of his paintings have survived. it is surprising (that) ▪ It is not surprising that most parents experience occasional… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • surprising — adj. VERBS ▪ be, seem ▪ make sth ▪ find sth ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, ve …   Collocations dictionary

  • hardly — adverb 1 almost not: I hadn t seen him for years but he had hardly changed at all. | can/could hardly do sth: The children were so excited they could hardly speak. | I can hardly believe it. | hardly anyone/anything (=almost no one or almost… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • hardly — [[t]hɑ͟ː(r)dli[/t]] ♦♦ 1) ADV BRD NEG: ADV before v, ADV group, oft ADV amount (emphasis) You use hardly to modify a statement when you want to emphasize that it is only a small amount or detail which makes it true, and that therefore it is best… …   English dictionary

  • hardly — adverb Date: before 12th century 1. with force ; vigorously 2. in a severe manner ; harshly 3. with difficulty ; painfully 4. a. used to emphasize a minimal amount < I hardly knew her > < almost new hardly …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hardly — /hahrd lee/, adv. 1. only just; almost not; barely: We had hardly reached the lake when it started raining. hardly any; hardly ever. 2. not at all; scarcely: That report is hardly surprising. 3. with little likelihood: He will hardly come now. 4 …   Universalium


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