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Sentence Examples With the Word ‘Likely’. Over 50 Sentences


Likely — US. [ˈlaɪklɪ], UK. [ˈlaɪklɪ]

Main meanings:

  1. Probable or inclined to happen; having a good chance of occurring.
  2. In all likelihood; probably or most likely.
  3. Having qualities or characteristics that suggest a strong possibility.


10 simple sentences:

  • It’s likely to rain tomorrow.
  • He’s the most likely candidate.
  • They are likely to succeed.
  • That’s a likely outcome.
  • She’s likely to arrive late.
  • It seems likely she forgot.
  • Is it likely they’ll call?
  • He’s not likely to agree.
  • It’s a likely possibility.
  • We’re likely to finish early.


The sentences from movies:

Not likely. – The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Looks likely. – Free Guy (2021)

Most likely. – Last Action Hero (1993)

Hardly likely to happen, is it? – How to Steal a Million (1966)

More than likely. – Independence Day (1996)

So are you most likely, I don’t throw rocks at you. – A Man Called Otto (2022)

No, not likely, Victor. – Airplane! (1980)

The buyer is likely already here. – Black Panther (2018)

…and will likely be here when we’re long gone. – Suicide Squad (2016)

Isn’t it more likely you just lost it. – The Father (2020)

Most likely, you’ll know our son, Dick. – The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)

How likely is he to respect my wishes. – Wonder Woman (2017)

Better than I deserve, most likely. – Cinderella (2015)

…more than likely, get us both killed. – Django Unchained (2012)

But you’ll likely go into shock within the first two. – Doctor Strange (2016)

He’s likely caught up in the evacuation. – Jurassic World (2015)

So very likely, we’re about to see someone get killed. – Scary Movie (2000)

Yes, and likely very dangerous. – Smurfs (2011)

Now, I can’t likely help you tie fellas to the roof… – The Hateful Eight (2015)

They say women are more likely to buy a lipstick… – The Neon Demon (2016)

It’s headed directly at Earth, and it really likely will hit. – Don’t Look Up (2021)

Did you know men are six times more likely to be struck by lightning? – Frozen II (2019)

We’re running down a likely sub bearing range to miles. – Greyhound (2020)

All I meant is that you’re not likely to currently. – The Social Network (2010)

I believe the most likely outcome… – Avengers: Endgame (2019)