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merely

US [ˈmɪrli]
UK [ˈmɪə(r)li]
  • adv.仅仅;只不过
  • Web只是;仅仅地
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仅仅;只不过used meaning ‘only’ or ‘simply’ to emphasize a fact or sth that you are saying
It is not merely a job, but a way of life.
这不仅仅是一份工作,而且是一种生活方式。
He said nothing, merely smiled and watched her.
他什么也没说,只是微笑着看着她。
They agreed to go merely because they were getting paid for it.
他们同意去只是因为他们会得到酬劳。
I'm merely stating what everybody knows anyway.
我说的不过是些常识。

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