barely

barely(
behr
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li
)
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
1. (hardly)
a. apenas
I can barely see anything. Where are my glasses?Apenas puedo ver. ¿Dónde están mis anteojos?
Jeez, Fred, this coffee is barely drinkable.Por Dios, Fred, este café apenas se puede beber.
2. (scantily)
a. escasamente
My bedroom is barely furnished because I am a minimalist.Mi habitación está escasamente amueblada porque soy minimalista.
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barely
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
1. (scarcely)
a. apenas
2. (sparsely)
a.
barely furnishedamueblado(a) con lo indispensable
barely [ˈbɛəlɪ]
adverb
1 (scarcely) apenas
he can barely read apenas puede leer; he looked around him with barely concealed horror miró a su alrededor disimulando apenas su horror; there was barely enough room for all of us apenas había sitio para todos nosotros; there was barely anyone there allí no había casi nadie; I had barely closed the door when the phone rang apenas había cerrado la puerta cuando sonó el teléfono
he could barely stand
2 (scantily)
a barely furnished room una habitación escasamente amueblada
a barely dressed girl to state the facts barely
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