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    The meaning of "hardly know."

    I know some people are skeptical of big global summits and abstract political promises, but that's because they hardly know about the existence of any such goals, or that the goals we've got have in many cases been remarkably successful.
    Source:Who should set the world's goals? - CNN.com



    Does "hardly know" mean (don't know) or (knowing a little bit)?

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    Re: The meaning of "hardly know."

    Have you looked up 'hardly' in a dictionary?

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    Re: The meaning of "hardly know."

    It means they know almost nothing about the existence of such goals.

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