(1) Employees can hardly sit, idly waiting for new work to come along.(2) But the maxim that you can fall in love at any age could hardly be more true than for James Foster and Barbara Scott.(3) I've ridden bikes for years, but nothing compares to this pain - I've hardly sat down for days.(4) I think it's a salutory consequence, hardly insignificant, but it's not Job One.(5) As time went by, a subtle change began to overtake her, transforming her by degrees into another person hardly recognizable to her children.(6) Kennedy is fully entitled to conduct his crusade to humble the medical profession, but this level of zeal hardly qualifies him for the conduct of a public inquiry.(7) How on earth can someone who can hardly stand up straight be expected to work out how drunk they are and then decide how to get themselves home on the basis of that?(8) I hardly think so(9) The binding nature of the court's legal opinion is hardly a matter of true concern for Zionists.(10) The surly behaviour of the United camp to the foreign media has hardly qualified as a charm offensive on either front.(11) Now being a Texas resident for the past five years might make me a citizen of the state, but it hardly qualifies me as a true Texan.(12) I could hardly see even straight ahead - the netting was against my eyes, so that I couldn't ignore it.(13) Now the 15-year-old club-mates can hardly bear to sit and watch the Games at home on television.(14) Even that hardly ensures true objectivity - whatever that is - but it's probably the best we can hope for.(15) The short multi-party history, however, shows that this desire hardly comes true and is never realized for long.(16) I staggered around in my kitchen for a few minutes holding my gut while I laughed because I could hardly sit on my chair!