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"Almost" is an adverb which is often translated as "casi", and "hardly" is an adverb which is often translated as "apenas". Learn more about the difference between "almost" and "hardly" below.
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
1. (general)
a. casi
We can almost touch.Casi nos podemos tocar.
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hardly(
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
1. (general)
a. apenas
There's hardly any space left in the suitcase. Maybe we should bring another.Apenas cabe más en la maleta. Quizás deberíamos traer otra.
b. casi
That restaurant used to be really popular, but now hardly anyone goes anymore.Ese restaurante antes era muy popular, pero ya no va casi nadie.
c. difícilmente
We were so far away from the stage we could hardly see the band members.Estábamos tan lejos del escenario que difícilmente podíamos ver a los músicos.
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