One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Not nearly.‘he's nowhere near as popular as he used to be’
off target, off the mark, wide of the mark, wide of the target, inaccurate, off course, astray, nowhere near, outView synonyms
- ‘My father lost his job and the dole payment was minute - nowhere near enough to live on.’
- ‘Kenny is nowhere near having a settled team for what is the biggest task of his managerial career.’
- ‘They enjoy nowhere near as much support in Scotland as they do in England.’
- ‘The point is, there's nowhere near enough of this kind of high class entertainment.’
- ‘It is still quite a big car, although nowhere near as heavy, and offers plenty of ride performance and comfort.’
- ‘He wasn't satisfied with that, though, oh no, nowhere near satisfied with that.’
- ‘It was pretty good, although nowhere near as tasty as the dinner Jenny and Stefan made for us.’
- ‘What one thinks is certainly important, but nowhere near as important as how one thinks.’
- ‘The evidence for a causal link between video games and violence is nowhere near as solid as Grossman maintains.’
- ‘Thursday night was nowhere near as bad as what I had thought it would be.’
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