nearly

[หˆnษชrli]

nearly Definition

  • 1almost, very close to, or not quite
  • 2in a way that is almost but not completely true or accurate

Using nearly: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "nearly" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    I nearly missed my flight.

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    It's nearly impossible to finish this task on time.

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    The movie was nearly three hours long.

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    He nearly fell off the ladder.

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    I nearly forgot to call you back.

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    She nearly always arrives late.

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Summary: nearly in Brief

The adverb 'nearly' [หˆnษชrli] means almost, very close to, or not quite. It is used to describe something that is almost but not completely true or accurate. Examples include 'I nearly missed my flight' and 'It's nearly impossible to finish this task on time.'

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