most

most
məust 1. superlative of many, much (often with the) - adjective
1) ((the) greatest number or quantity of: Which of the students has read the most books?; Reading is what gives me most enjoyment.) flest, mest
2) (the majority or greater part of: Most children like playing games; Most modern music is difficult to understand.) de fleste, mesteparten av, det meste
2. adverb
1) (used to form the superlative of many adjectives and adverbs, especially those of more than two syllables: Of all the women I know, she's the most beautiful; the most delicious cake I've ever tasted; We see her mother or father sometimes, but we see her grandmother most frequently.) mest
2) (to the greatest degree or extent: They like sweets and biscuits but they like ice-cream most of all.) mest
3) (very or extremely: I'm most grateful to you for everything you've done; a most annoying child.) meget, svært
4) ((American) almost: Most everyone I know has read that book.) nesten
3. pronoun
1) (the greatest number or quantity: I ate two cakes, but Mary ate more, and John ate (the) most.) flest, mest
2) (the greatest part; the majority: He'll be at home for most of the day; Most of these students speak English; Everyone is leaving - most have gone already.) mesteparten av, de fleste
- at the most
- at most
- for the most part
- make the most of something
- make the most of
flest
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nesten
I
adv. \/məʊst\/
1) mest
what pleased me most
the one he values (the) most
den (som) han verdsetter høyest
2) (danner superlativ) mest
the most beautiful of all
den aller vakreste
most easily
lettest
most famous
mest berømt
when you are most prepared
når du er best forberedt
3) høyst, i høy grad, meget, svært, særs, særdeles, ytterst
the article is most interesting
artikkelen er svært interessant
I'll most probably be there
det er høyst sannsynlig at jeg kommer
I'll most willingly come
jeg kommer mer enn gjerne
4) (amer., dialekt) nesten
most anywhere
most everybody
most certainly (ja) absolutt, javisst, helt sikkert
most of all aller mest, mest av alt
II
determ. \/məʊst\/
mest, flest, det meste, de fleste
I have many books but he has most
jeg har mange bøker, men han har flest
most (of the) boys like football
de fleste guttene liker fotball
in most cases
i de fleste tilfeller
have (the) most money
ha mest\/flest penger
have the most talent
ha det største talentet
most wine comes from France
mesteparten av vinen kommer fra Frankrike
most of my time
det meste av min tid\/størstedelen av min tid
most of us
de fleste av oss
at (the) most høyst, i høyden, toppen
at the very most i beste fall
for the most part for det meste, hovedsakelig, overveiende
make the most of something dra størst mulig fordel av noe, gjøre mest mulig ut av noe, utnytte noe til fulle
the most det meste
that's the most I can do
lenger kan jeg ikke strekke meg
be the most (amer., hverdagslig) være super, være fantastisk
he is the most
han er super

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