Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Merely"

The meaning of "Merely" in various phrases and sentences

Q: merely ne anlama geliyor?
A: Merely means just a bit or little
Q: ''merely a yarn'' ne anlama geliyor?
A: BullMoose is correct.

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Q: merely ne anlama geliyor?
A: "Merely" is like "only". "I am merely here to help" "I am only here to help"
Q: merely ne anlama geliyor?
A: "Merely" means "just barely", "only just", "not a lot".

For example:
"Lunch was merely good - not great."
"He was a mere 4 feet tall."
"She merely weighed 5,000 pounds - not a lot for an elephant!"

Example sentences using "Merely"

Q: merely ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: It means the same as “only.”

It indicates something is harmless, unthreatening, or of less importance.

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“Why are you so upset? I was merely trying to help.”

“This is merely my opinion, but I think you should stop calling him.”

“Why are you mad? It was merely a joke.”

“Her tantrum is merely causing unnecessary drama.”

“We had hoped to win the game, but merely got three points and lost.”

Q: merely ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: I merely wanted to see how you were doing.
She merely nodded her head.
He was upset with me for ignoring him, but I merely wanted to finish hearing the news.
Q: merely ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: It is merely my guess.
Q: merely ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: He merely asked if she was alright.
Ed merely looked at them and then back at Carmen.
For a moment he merely stared at her, his expression unreadable.
He wasn't trying to be rude; he was merelyfending off an uncomfortable subject.
Had it meant anything at all to Cade, or was it merely a moment of desire?
No, you assumed that - and I merely kept my mouth shut.
Q: merely ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: She was a mere slip of a girl, very small and slight.
It was merely a remark, sir, you do not need to be so offended by it.

Synonyms of "Merely" and their differences

Q: merely ve just arasındaki fark nedir?
A: Merely is referring to size or volume. It was Merely there. A mere spot of jam etc. Just in this context means only one. Eg he just had jam on his toast, no butter...
Q: merely ve purely arasındaki fark nedir?
A: I suppose merely is most similar to just, while purely is like all. For example:
“It’s merely a coincidence.”
“It’s purely a coincidence.”
I would use merely if I were trying to reassure someone that they have nothing to worry about, while purely is more like you’re sayIng you’re certain about something. Sorry if this made no sense, and if you have any questions, feel free to ask!
Q: merely ve just arasındaki fark nedir?
A: Can be interchangeable but merely is used to only that and nothing more. Just can have different meanings depending on the circumstances like giving a sense of time 'I just arrived' or righteous in a 'just king'
Q: merely ve simply ve just arasındaki fark nedir?
A: "Merely" and "simply" mean very much the same as each other. "Just" can also mean the same, so all three can mean "only", but "just" has many other meanings as well: just in time, he lives just a stone's throw away, it's just arrived, I was just going to say that and so on.
Q: merely ve barely arasındaki fark nedir?
A: "merely" expresses a lesser intent, usually in contrast with a greater action.

"I merely wanted an answer to my question. You didn't have to give me a full lecture."

"barely" expresses that an action meets some condition, but it came very close to missing it.

"I was almost late to the meeting, but I barely made it in time."

Translations of "Merely"

Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? merely
A: @shinian777
Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? just跟 merely 有什麼差別?
A: 差不多一樣的用法

Just 可以加一段past tense 時間 “I arrived just minutes ago”.

“I arrived merely minutes ago” 比較少用 但可說 “I arrived mere minutes ago”
Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? merely
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Q: Bunu İngilizce (Birleşik Krallık) da nasıl dersiniz? merely
A: Merely = only

Don't listen to his excuse! He is merely lazy to pick you up for the anniversary

Other questions about "Merely"

Q: Lütfen bana nasıl telaffuz edeceğimi öğret merely.
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