Definition of 'not nearly'
Example sentences containing 'not nearly'
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But there are not nearly enough in booming areas where new properties are most needed. The Sun (2016)No, that's not nearly strong enough. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There were not nearly enough to go round. PHYLLOXERA: How Wine was Saved for the World (2004)Not nearly enough for a bacon sandwich. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The theories were not as new as their proponents claimed and not nearly as well grounded. Christianity Today (2000)There are not nearly so many going that way as at first sight you might think. The Princess and the Curdie (1883)But that was not nearly enough for a host of critics who lined up to blast him. The Sun (2012)The farms were not nearly so well cared for here as they were farther back. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900)And there are not nearly enough of them. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Britons are not nearly active enough. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Tory MPs complain there is not nearly enough horsepower at the heart of government. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There's just not nearly enough room. The Sun (2015)There's also far too much focus on what schools are doing and not nearly enough on what can happen elsewhere. Times, Sunday Times (2009)That is not nearly enough. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You are not nearly so well as I am. Emily Fox-Seton (1901)Yesterday, he hit the odd winner and ace, but not nearly enough. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Where men such as Grant are concerned, apologies are not nearly enough. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Not nearly enough for my liking, but at least we're on the right track. The Sun (2011)But it's not nearly visually interesting enough to make this more than a rather dull one-man show. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Simply getting the basics right, of merely processing transactions properly, is not nearly enough in this day and age. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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