What is the sentence connector that fits best in the following examples?

He could hardly even make a profit with two employees, ..... three.

She could barely even eat one pizza slice, ..... two.

They hardly had enough brains to write the script for the school play, ..... the script for a Broadway play.

The bear had hardly enough food for two days, ...... two weeks.


1 Answer 1


let alone


Used to indicate that something is far less likely or suitable than something else already mentioned.

‘he was incapable of leading a bowling team, let alone a country’

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service and acknowledge you have read our privacy policy.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.