English translation of 'ne ... guère'
ne ... guère
(avec adjectif ou adverbe) scarcely
Les prévisions ne sont guère optimistes. The forecasts are scarcely optimistic.
Ce n’est guère mieux. It’s scarcely any better.
(avec verbe) not much
Il ne mange guère. He doesn’t eat much.
Elle ne sort guère. She hardly ever goes out.
Cela n’aurait guère duré. It wouldn’t have lasted long.
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Translation of ne ... guère from the Collins French to English
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