anything near

idiom

: in any way : at all
used in negative statements
The movie wasn't anything near what I expected it to be.
We don't have anything near enough time.

Examples of anything near in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While there has been progress over the past decade to diversify boards, that progress hasn’t achieved anything near parity. Ryan Hogg, Fortune, 10 June 2024 The invasion of 100,000 of these vehicles has been accomplished without paying anything near what the yellows have had to pay. Lucius Riccio, New York Daily News, 12 Mar. 2024 Still, in today’s fragmented TV landscape, anything near 20 million viewers is nothing to sneeze at. Julie Hinds, Detroit Free Press, 10 Mar. 2024 That was the beginning of his thoroughbred training life, and while there have been some dips in success, there has yet to be anything near an end. Bill Dwyre, Los Angeles Times, 8 June 2024 Most countries have no men currently swimming at anything near his level in team competitions. Sarah Lyall Daniel Dorsa, New York Times, 6 June 2024 So anything near or below that price point can be considered a pretty good deal for one-way in business class—keeping in mind the factors like the length of the flight and the amenities your ticket includes. Jessica Puckett, Condé Nast Traveler, 17 Apr. 2024 For an average-sized room of 250 to 400 square feet, anything near 1 gallon is typically a good fit. Paige Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, 6 Apr. 2024 To this day, however, no one has ever found anything near a complete skeleton of Megalosaurus. Riley Black, Smithsonian Magazine, 8 Feb. 2024

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“Anything near.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anything%20near. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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