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Usage examples for likely

  1. If your friends don't know it from you, they're not likely to hear it. – Outside Inn by Ethel M. Kelley
  2. " It 's altogether likely," said the other lady, eagerly. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  3. Am I likely to believe all that? – The Return by Walter de la Mare
  4. And if she would not speak to you before, it is not likely she will now. – Three Comedies by Björnstjerne M. Björnson Commentator: R. Farquharson Sharp
  5. It's likely to help her- for a time. – Lady Baltimore by Owen Wister
  6. I don't think she knows it, or it is very likely she would take her away. – The Garies and Their Friends by Frank J. Webb
  7. It isn't likely, for he can't make out why I told you. – The Awkward Age by Henry James
  8. Is it likely I shall ever forget it? – Long Live the King by Guy Boothby
  9. It was little likely that they would for him, and they said it. – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  10. Could anything be as likely to do that as- this? – The Valiants of Virginia by Hallie Erminie Rives
  11. It's quite likely, Betty, quite likely. – Betty Zane by Zane Grey
  12. It was likely they would have something to do! – Daisy in the Field by Elizabeth Wetherell
  13. " I am not likely to; I will tell him this evening. – Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life by Ann S. Stephens
  14. And he'll be likely to bring it back. – T. Tembarom by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  15. " It likely was 'someone else, '" she said. – The Plow-Woman by Eleanor Gates
  16. And 'tain't likely he would have had a good coat either- that is, not such a one as I should call good. – The Front Yard by Constance Fenimore Woolson
  17. It is very likely, as you will see from what did happen later. – The Iron Star And what It saw on Its Journey through the Ages by John Preston True
  18. May get up in a day or two, but far more likely not in a week or two. – The End of a Coil by Susan Warner
  19. My dear, am I likely to say so? – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  20. It would not be likely. – The Rome Express by Arthur Griffiths
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