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 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 Still, in today’s fragmented TV landscape, anything near 20 million viewers is nothing to sneeze at. Julie Hinds, Detroit Free Press, 8 Mar. 2024 To this day, however, no one has ever found anything near a complete skeleton of Megalosaurus. Riley Black, Smithsonian Magazine, 8 Feb. 2024 That definitely seems like a hard requirement to get anything near the scale of the Internet. IEEE Spectrum, 29 Nov. 2021 According to Zoom, the average home there is worth $3.6 million, and anything near the bluff-top railroad tracks is considerably more. Phil Diehl, San Diego Union-Tribune, 26 Nov. 2023

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“Anything near.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anything%20near. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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