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"Clearly" is an adverb which is often translated as "claramente", and "hardly" is an adverb which is often translated as "apenas". Learn more about the difference between "clearly" and "hardly" below.
clearly(
klir
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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).
1. (obviously)
a. claramente
You have clearly made a mistake.Claramente cometiste un error.
b. evidentemente
Clearly, we have no other choice but to accept the facts.Evidentemente no nos queda otra opción que aceptar los hechos.
2. (distinctly)
a. claramente
I slowed down because it was hard to see clearly in the fog.Reduje la velocidad porque con la niebla no se veía claramente.
b. con claridad
Can you repeat it? I can't hear you clearly.¿Puedes repetirlo? No te escucho con claridad.
3. (rationally)
a. con claridad
Think about it clearly before making a decision you might regret.Piénsalo con claridad antes de tomar una decisión de la que te puedas arrepentir.
4. (unambiguously)
a. claramente
This survey exposes clearly that the majority wants the war to be over.Esta encuesta muestra claramente que la mayoría quiere que la guerra termine.
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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).
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.
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