- adv.大部分地; 主要地; 基本上;
The committee is composed mainly of lawyers.
They eat mainly fruit and nuts.
The centre aims to help disadvantaged areas of Europe, mainly by fostering new businesses.
Thousands of people, mainly Zulus, assembled in a stadium in Thokoza.
He worked mainly in New York City where living space is notoriously at a premium.
From a distance, the birds appear mainly green in colour. However, closer inspection reveals that their chests are banded with yellow.
He let out a long sigh, mainly of relief, partly of sadness.
Victory in the civil war had been achieved by a mainly volunteer army.
Many of the islands are mainly wild and underpopulated.
Theatres and cinemas were grouped mainly on the two streets.
A green manure is a crop grown mainly to improve soil fertility.
He has been poaching on her land for years, poaching mainly fish and rabbits.
The strike was broken , of course, but mainly by a series of adventitious developments.
The people in the Orient are mainly yellow or brown.
The seals feed mainly on fish and squid.
The new premier is forming his government mainly from young men.
The duties of the post are mainly secretarial.
The contest becomes mainly one of feint and counterfeint.
The measure will mainly be carried out by government officials.
Oceania is mainly made up of Australia and New Zealand.
Thinking is mainly performed with words and other symbols.
The story is based mainly on traditions.
It is mainly because of my fault.
The funds needed will mainly be drawn from accumulation within the enterprise.
Houses built before 1939 use about 50% more energy per square foot than those built after 2000, mainly due to the tiny cracks and gaps that expand over time and let in more outside air.
W : We mainly deal with large volume buyers from western countries and our products have been well received.
What is the recent Harry's Poll mainly about
What is the presentation mainly about?
Coal and natural gas are mainly used for electricity generation, whereas oil is used mostly to power transportation, yet the prices of all these energy sources are linked.
So the evidence contradicts the claim that we're mainly suffering from structural unemployment.
In other words, structural unemployment is a fake problem, which mainly serves as an excuse for not pursuing real solutions.
The overwhelming majority of employees attribute their stress mainly to low pay and an excessive workload.
It is mainly confined to youngsters
Food waste in less-developed countries happens mainly at the producers' end.
That these huge declines didn't lead to depression mainly reflects, as Romer argues, countermeasures taken by the government.
Harvard, Yale, and Princeton show almost no gap between black and white graduation rates mainly because they recruit the best students.
For the next ten years a succession of books, mainly by Americans, sounded the alarm.
What is the talk mainly about?
What are the speakers mainly talking about?
What is the speaker mainly talking about?
What does the man mainly need when working on a book?
Andrew Miller thinks social media needs more attention than banks mainly because it remains unknown how users' data will be taken advantage of.
2016年高考英语上海卷 阅读理解 阅读C 题设
Her parents had carefully sorted them out, although they had found mainly foreign addresses on most of the documents.
2014年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读A 原文
It does point out that many parents still limit electronic reading, mainly due to concerns about increased screen time.
2018年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读C 原文
It was a rainy morning and the children, mainly boys with various learning difficulties, refused to settle for the start of the lesson.
2015年高考英语湖南卷 完形填空 原文
Loe initially went to school to become an engineer, but she quickly learned that her enthusiasm was mainly about growing and preparing her own food.
2015年高考英语湖北卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
Michael Horan wrote the letter mainly to show that some pedestrians are a threat to road safety.
2015年高考英语湖南卷 阅读理解 阅读A 题设
People volunteer mainly out of internal needs.
2015年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读C 题设
Snowmen were made mainly by artists.
2015年高考英语上海卷 阅读理解 阅读A 选项
The author introduced the riding experience in the Okavango Delta mainly by following time order.
2015年高考英语重庆卷 阅读理解 阅读D 题设
The evening will be mainly dry with light mist.
2016年高考英语浙江卷（10月） 听力 原文
The passage is mainly about cooperation as a distinctive human nature.
2016年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读B 题设
The passage is mainly about the early Chicago's engineering problems and their solutions.
2015年高考英语湖南卷 阅读理解 阅读B 题设
Welch examined a sick boy, Billy, and knew he had diphtheria, a deadly infectious disease mainly affecting children.
2016年高考英语北京卷 完形填空 原文
These groups mainly rely for instilling needed dispositions into the young upon the same sort of association which keeps the adults loyal to their group.
Demand comes mainly from two sources: independent mom-and-pop grocery stores which, unlike large retail chains, are too small to buy straight from producers, and food service operators that cater to consumers when they don’t eat at home.
His concern is mainly with the humanities: literature, languages, philosophy and so on.
When social scientists do tackle practical issues, their scope is often local: Belgium is interested mainly in the effects of poverty on Belgium, for example.
These new forms were at first mainly written by scholars and performed by amateurs, but in England, as everywhere else in western Europe, the growth of a class of professional actors was threatening to make the drama popular, whether it should be new or old, classical or medieval, literary or farcical.
1. for the most part;
"he is mainly interested in butterflies"
mainly, chiefly, greatly, largely, mostly, primarily, principally, generally