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As title, is there a word in Mandarin Chinese to mean "mostly" ? For example, I am going to tell my friend who wrote a letter to me that "I mostly got what you man", is it appropriate to say "大多" that I found in dictionary in this case for "mostly"?

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is there a word in Mandarin Chinese to mean "mostly" ?

Of course, but that just depends on different kinds of senarios:

1) “相当,非常……”(程度副词): adverb something related to the depth:

I mostly love peace (我**非常**热爱和平)

2)It's mostly bad=It's quite bad=It's awfully bad 糟糕**透**了!(implementation to describe "bad"'s depth in Chinese, but that's used as an adverb in English).

3)包含很大程度上的可能性,肯定: Mostly speaking, It's almost of no hope to save people who sunk in the sea disaster of Korea.(可以这么说,救援韩国海难沉入水的群众希望破灭了)。

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You can use the phrase 大部分, which means "most of it". "I mostly get what you mean." can be translated to 你说的话我大部分都懂.

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