Translation of "barely" into French

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barely [ˈbɛəlɪ] adverb
à peine
Tom can barely speak French.
Tom sait à peine parler français.
tout juste (scarcely)


Tom can barely speak French. Tom sait à peine parler français.
I was barely able to work. J'étais à peine capable de travailler.
They're barely paid minimum wage. Ils reçoivent à peine le salaire minimum.
I had barely got home when the storm broke. J'étais à peine rentré à la maison lorsque la tempête éclata.
He had barely enough money to buy bread and milk. Il avait à peine assez d'argent pour acheter du pain et du lait.
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