English grammar

How to use: adjectives for probability

How to use: adjectives for probability

To speak about probability we can use adjectives such as probable, likely, possible and certain. It’s a short list, and one that learners can quite easily memorise and use. The opposites are easy to get too, simply by using prefixes: possible ⇒ impossible likely ⇒ unlikely probable ⇒ improbable. Scale of probability Let’s look at scale of probability, going from inevitable (meaning ... »