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likely

adjective     /ˈlaɪ.kli/
describes something that will probably happen or is expected 很可能的,可能要发生的 Do remind me because I'm likely to forget. 一定要提醒我,因为我可能会忘记。 What's the likely outcome of this whole business? 整个事件可能会出现什么结果? I suppose that might happen but it's not very likely. 我认为那样的事也许会发生,但可能性不大。 [+ that] It's quite likely that we'll be in Spain this time next year. 明年的这个时候我们很可能会在西班牙。 informal "Do you want to join me on a ten-mile run?" "Not likely (= certainly not)!" 你想和我一起参加一个10英里赛跑吗?”“不可能!” →  Opposite unlikely Possible and probable
as likely/like as not
probably 很可能 As likely as not, she'll end up in court over this problem. 关于这个问题她最终很可能会诉诸法律。 Possible and probable
(Definition of likely from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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