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kaum in English:

1. scarcely


I scarcely think so.
My little brother can scarcely swim yet.
I had scarcely entered the class before the students started asking questions.
Mary scarcely seems to care for me, does she?
Scarcely had I reached the airport before I realized I had forgotten my ticket.
Scarcely an hour goes by that I don't I think of you with love.
although its population is expected to scarcely increase.
I was scarcely able to move my arm after the accident.
that is scarcely justification for your actions
They could scarcely all be wrong. She had scarcely dismounted before the door swung open
You've scarcely changed!
1. You've scarcely changed! 2. I've scarcely come here. 3. It's scarcely the time to argue.
Scarcely had Jack seen her, he burst out crying.
Bob was so beside himself that he could scarcely tell fact from fiction.
We had scarcely arrived at the Institution for the Blind when I began to make friends with the little blind children.

English word "kaum"(scarcely) occurs in sets:

Flashcards aus dem Buch - "A Butterfly Chase" (P. ...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Fresh Air Fiend" (Kris ...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "The Care of the Dead" (...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Under Blue Skies" (S. J...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Little Cinderella" (Ano...

2. hardly


When I was a kid, touching bugs didn't bother me a bit. Now I can hardly stand looking at pictures of them.
Hardly a day passes that I don't think of you.
hardly ever
However, apart from Buddhists, hardly anyone can consistently follow this principle.
It can hardly be called research... just an amateur's hobby, I'm ashamed to say.
However, his girlfriend is selfish and hardly worries about Brian.
Goods are the great travelers over the earth's surface, far more than humans, which means that hardly an inhabited spot on the globe is untouched by trade.
Prof. K is going to be a major attraction at this event right? I can hardly wait.
We sped into the narrow track, hardly dropping any speed. "It's a short cut!" "Oi! It's a footpath!!"
The traditional way of learning a language may satisfy at most one's sense of duty, but it can hardly serve as a source of joy. Nor will it likely be successful.
If it's a request from you, I'm hardly likely to be able to turn you down flat.
While you can hardly move, they're running around having all kinds of fun.
The little house, in which he lived, was hardly bigger than a hut.
But Emma was hardly listening. She had started to plan her part in trapping the Mexican.

English word "kaum"(hardly) occurs in sets:

Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Ann and her Mother" (O....
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "The Man Upstairs" (P. G...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "The Samurai Strategy" (...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Bird Stories and Dog St...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "On the Heights A Novel"...

3. barely


I worked out so hard at the gym yesterday that today I can barely move.
There were just barely over 100 houses in the village we passed yesterday.
Tom always speaks in such a low voice that I can barely understand what he says.
The swimmer, Cindy Nicholas, barely made it ashore at Dover at the end of the exhausting swim, but a spokesman from the Channel Swimming Association announced that she was in very good shape.
The shooting victim is alive, but just barely.
he barely wors
It's a biggish chair, but it'll just barely fit through the doorway.
We're in a slump, barely scraping by, so we certainly don't have the margin to take on a part-time worker.
The sun had barely risen at the foot of the mountain when she set out alone up the slope.
I couldn't hurt him, I've barely touched him!
they barely saw their father except at special family gatherings
This is true of Greece, where production covers barely 50% of domestic consumption.
A barely perceptible rise in air temperature
I ordered it the day before and I barely had any recollection.
These shoes are too tight, I can barely walk. // It's so loud here, I can barely hear you. // I had barely finished my coffee when she called.

English word "kaum"(barely) occurs in sets:

Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Killarney" (Mary Gorges)
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Tales from Blackwood, V...
Flashcards aus dem Buch - "Animal Life and Intelli...
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