形容词 likely 用法

1. 用作形容词,意为“可能的”,注意以下同义句型:
很可能他今晚会给我打电话。
正:Hes very likely to ring me tonight.
正:Its very likely that hell ring me tonight.
他不见得会来。
正:He is not likely to come.
正:Its not likely (that) he will come.

2. 用作副词,意为“可能”,通常与 most, very 连用。如:
They very likely wont come. 他们很可能不会来了。
He has most likely lost his way. 他很可能是迷路了。
用于习语:as likely as not(很可能);not likely(决不可能)等。如:
As likely as not hes forgotten all about it. 很可能他把这事忘得一干二净了。
AWill you come to the theater? 去看戏吗?
BNot likely. 才不去呢。