almost nothing

idiom

: hardly anything
There's almost nothing in the fridge.

Examples of almost nothing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Donnie Darko made almost nothing in theaters but developed a loyal following on the home market, becoming one of the more acclaimed sci-fi films of the ‘00s. Brian Tallerico, Vulture, 11 June 2024 Junior Rodeos — like their adult counterparts — have almost nothing to do with ranching. Letters To The Editor, The Mercury News, 29 May 2024 These two photos have almost nothing in common, and nor do the two artists. The Week Uk, theweek, 4 Apr. 2024 Breasts, buttocks, nostrils, ears, eyelids: almost nothing is off limits. Jane Alexander, Condé Nast Traveler, 29 Feb. 2024 The water in my kitchen sink started coming out as a drizzle, and later almost nothing at all. Bea L. Hines, Miami Herald, 22 May 2024 Still, the bigoted and ignorant can be so easily misled, by almost nothing. R. O. Kwon, TIME, 17 May 2024 After a shaky performance on the stand earlier in the week, Ms. Daniels on Thursday conceded almost nothing. Maggie Haberman, New York Times, 9 May 2024 Others point to the logistical complexity of divesting: As a private institution, Brown isn’t required to disclose all of its endowment’s investments, and in fact says almost nothing about them. Maureen Farrell, New York Times, 3 May 2024

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“Almost nothing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/almost%20nothing. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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