a 2 probably 3 probably 4 likely 5 likely 6 probably 7 Iikely 8 probably.
b 2 The builders aren't likely to finish before the summer.
3 The meeting is likely to finish late.
4 The jury will probably find him guilty.
5 There's likely to be a lot of traffic this evening.
6 We'll probably never know what really happened.
7 We aren't likely to be here at the weekend.