almost never

idiom

: hardly ever
She almost never misses a game.

Examples of almost never in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Defeating the previous question is almost never successful. Major Garrett, CBS News, 21 Feb. 2024 Navalny was viewed widely as the president’s most formidable rival, but Putin has made a point of almost never uttering his name. Robyn Dixon, Washington Post, 21 Feb. 2024 But if his words were hard to follow, his cooking almost never was. Pete Wells, New York Times, 14 Feb. 2024 And while working remotely may be an option an employer extends to workers, remote work is almost never a right without a contractual agreement providing for such an arrangement. Dan Eaton, San Diego Union-Tribune, 12 Feb. 2024 His saving grace is that Larry almost never punches down, up or sideways without injuring himself twice as badly. James Poniewozik, New York Times, 2 Feb. 2024 Insanity, though, is almost never used as a legal defense. Molly Langmuir, Rolling Stone, 2 Feb. 2024 That said, the $2,800 list price on this one is almost never what it's actually sold for, with a perpetual price drop bringing it to a more palatable $2500. K. Thor Jensen, PCMAG, 1 Feb. 2024 In almost 100 years of the Oscar awards, fantasy and sci-fi film characters, along with actors in comedies, Westerns and actioners, almost never get any love. Steven Gaydos, Variety, 25 Jan. 2024 See More

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“Almost never.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/almost%20never. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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