how is 'likely' different from

the difference between

likely , possibly, probably

could you please explain in more details ? and how can they be used?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    LIKELY

    很可能的[+to-v][+that]

    John is likely to be in London this autumn.

    今年秋天約翰可能在倫敦。

    適當的,正合要求的[(+for)]

    The park is a likely place for the picnic.

    這公園倒是個適合野餐的地方。

    ad. (副詞 adverb)

    很可能

    We will most likely be late.

    我們很有可能會遲到。

    POSSIBLY

    也許,可能

    (用於否定句、疑問句)無論如何,究竟

    It can't possibly work.

    那絕對不成。

    PROBABLY

    大概,或許,很可能

    He will probably refuse the offer.

    他很可能會拒絕這一提議

    三個單字中 probably這個字是最常在外國社會出現

    而它表示 很有可能 幾乎[完全}確定

    希望有幫到你

    Source(s): dictionary
  • Louis
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    這三個都是頻率副詞,probably表示的可能性最高,約 80% ,但likely和possibly表示的可能性在50%左右,這三個字通常用當修飾語,修飾句子的述部。

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