They have sold scarcely any copies of the book.
I barely recognized her.
His words were barely audible.
I can hardly believe it.
There’s hardly any tea left.
Hardly a day goes by without my thinking of her.
Hardly anyone has bothered to reply.
We hardly know each other.
ever calls me.
I can hardly keep my eyes open.
hardly/scarcely/rarely sat down at the table when the telephone rang.
I scarcely had time to ring the bell before the door opened.
had we sat down at the table than the telephone rang.
She hardly （ever）sees her parents these days.
He was barely able to stand.