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hardly

  
   adv   apenas  
I hardly know him      apenas lo conozco, casi no lo conozco  
I can hardly believe it      apenas puedo creerlo, casi no puedo creerlo  
I could hardly understand a word      apenas entendí palabra, no pude entender casi nada  
she had hardly any money      apenas tenía dinero, no tenía casi dinero  
hardly a day goes by when we don't argue      apenas pasa un día sin que discutamos  
we could hardly refuse      ¿cómo podíamos negarnos?  
she's hardly what you'd call a cordon bleu chef      iro   no es precisamente or no es lo que se dice un cocinero de primera  
that can hardly be true      eso difícilmente puede ser verdad  
that is hardly likely      eso es poco probable  
it's hardly surprising!      ¡no me extraña or sorprende!  
"do you think he'll pass?" -- "hardly!"      --¿crees que aprobará? --¡qué va! or ¡ni hablar!  
→ hardly anyone      casi nadie  
→ hardly anything      casi nada  
→ there was hardly anywhere to go      no había casi ningún sitio donde ir  
→ hardly ever      casi nunca  
Translation English - Spanish Collins Dictionary  
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hardy, hard, harshly, handily

hardly adv.
apenas ; difícilmente ; casi no

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-Spanish
adj.
poquísimo
adv.
no menos
exp.
casi nada
exp.
casi nunca
exp.
casi nadie
exp.
apenas vino nadie
exp.
casi no lo conozco
exp.
apenas lo conozco
exp.
hasta tenía problemas para ponerse de pie
exp.
eso es poco probable
exp.
¿cómo podíamos negarnos?
exp.
apenas me reconocía {or} me conocía a mí mismo
exp.
casi no había nadie
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'hardly' also found in translations in Spanish-English dictionary
adv.
hardly
exp.
hardly anybody
exp.
hardly anybody
exp.
hardly anything
exp.
hardly hanging together
(MODISMOS)
exp.
he can hardly stand
exp.
he can hardly stand
exp.
She said hardly anything
exp.
I hardly ever go now
exp.
there's hardly any cheese
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"hardly": examples and translations in context
Agriculture was therefore hardly touched upon. Por tanto, apenas se tocó el tema de la agricultura.
Inadequacies and grey areas are hardly mentioned. Apenas se mencionan las insuficiencias, las zonas de sombra.
Such assumptions are hardly objective and sometimes simply insulting. Estas suposiciones resultan difícilmente objetivas y en ocasiones son simplemente insultantes.
In such circumstances the system could hardly work in practice. En esas circunstancias, el sistema difícilmente puede funcionar en la práctica.
English is hardly foreign, dear. Los ingleses casi no son extranjeros, querida.
I hardly remember my best friends. Casi no recuerdo ni a mis mejores amigos.
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