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    zhanabek525 is offline Newbie
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    hardly

    Hello, dear teachers!
    I have started learning the word hardly and I noticed that we can use it before a noun. then I encountered some problems.
    here are my sentences:
    1. There was hardly a cloud in the sky.( I understood the meaning of this)
    2. I hardly spoke any French.( I also understood the meaning)
    My question is that
    I hardly spoke French. ( is it correct? can I say so?)
    There was hardly any cloud in the sky. (is it correct? If it is correct, is there any difference between using any and article?)
    Thank your replies a lot.)))

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Re: hardly

    What are you trying to say about your knowledge of French?

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    Re: hardly

    "There were hardly any clouds in the sky."

    You have four ')' without an opening '('. We like proper punctuation here.

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