as\ likely\ as\ not

as\ likely\ as\ not
adv. phr.
Probably.

As likely as not, he will disappear forever.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • likely as not — phrasal see as likely as not …   Useful english dictionary

  • as likely as not — phrasal or likely as not : as like as not * * * as likely as not Probably • • • Main Entry: ↑like * * * probably I won t take their pills because as likely as not they d poison me * * * as ˌlikely as ˈn …   Useful english dictionary

  • as likely as not — ► as likely as not probably. Main Entry: ↑likely …   English terms dictionary

  • as likely as not — {adv. phr.} Probably. * /As likely as not, he will disappear forever./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • as likely as not — {adv. phr.} Probably. * /As likely as not, he will disappear forever./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • as likely as not — probably. She didn t usually work all night, but she was as likely as not to be at the lab at any given time …   New idioms dictionary

  • as likely as not — probably. → likely …   English new terms dictionary

  • likely — ► ADJECTIVE (likelier, likeliest) 1) such as well might be the case; probable. 2) promising. ► ADVERB ▪ probably. ● a likely story! Cf. ↑a likely story! …   English terms dictionary

  • likely — like|ly1 W1S1 [ˈlaıkli] adj comparative likelier superlative likeliest [Date: 1300 1400; : Old Norse; Origin: glikligr, from glikr like ] 1.) something that is likely will probably happen or is probably true ≠ ↑unlikely ▪ Snow showers are likely… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • likely — 1 / laIkli/ adjective likelier, likeliest 1 something that is likely will probably happen or is probably true: Snow showers are likely in the next 24 hours. | the likely cost of the operation | the likeliest outcome of the talks | likely to do… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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