How do you say probably in British?
Below is the UK transcription for ‘probably‘:
- Modern IPA: prɔ́bəblɪj.
- Traditional IPA: ˈprɒbəbliː
- 3 syllables: “PROB” + “uhb” + “lee”
What is the mean of probably?
: insofar as seems reasonably true, factual, or to be expected : without much doubt is probably happy it will probably rain.
How is 2020 pronounced?
The year 2020 will be “twenty-twenty,” and the year 2115 will be “twenty-one-fifteen.”
How do you spell probably?
Correct spelling for the English word “probably” is [pɹˈɒbəbli], [pɹˈɒbəbli], [p_ɹ_ˈɒ_b_ə_b_l_i] (IPA phonetic alphabet).
What kind of word is probably?
Probably is the adverb form of the adjective probable, meaning “very likely to occur or be true.” Probably is used when you think something will happen or turn out to be true, but you’re not certain enough to say it definitely will.
Where can I use probably?
You use probably to say that a statement is very likely to be true. With a verb phrase consisting of an auxiliary verb and a main verb, put probably after the auxiliary verb. For example, say ‘He will probably come soon’. Don’t say ‘He probably will come soon’.
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