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His uncle is in London at present.
His uncle is in London presently.

At present and presently are not synonymous. At present means now, but presently means soon: She will come back presently (= soon)

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She rubbed her eyes hard.
She rubbed her eyes hardly.

Hard means severely. Hardly means not quite or scarcely: The baby can hardly walk.

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She likes the cinema too much.
She likes the cinema very much.

Use very much instead of much for greater emphasis. Too much denotes an excessive quantity or degree: She ate too much, and felt ill. 

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The messenger will arrive presently.
The messenger will arrive just now.

If we are speaking of a near and immediate future time, we must use presently, immediately, in a minute, or soon. Just now refers to present past time, and not to future time: He's not at home just now (= at this moment). He left just now (= a little time ago).

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It's too hot in Rome in the summer.
It's very hot in Rome in the summer.
It's now very hot to play football.
It's now too hot to play football.

Very simply makes the adjective or adverb stronger. Too means more than enough, or so much that something else happens as a result.

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