darn near

idiom

: very nearly : almost

Examples of darn near in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sunday was darn near as ugly as the Halloween Night debacle here last season, when the Bengals lost, 32-13. Jason Williams, The Enquirer, 10 Sep. 2023 Amusement parks:The most popular attraction at (darn near) every Ohio theme park What's new at Cedar Point in 2023? Victoria Moorwood, The Enquirer, 29 June 2023 But Westbrook avoided that outcome by doing darn near everything else a player could be expected to do on the court. Don Yaeger, Forbes, 18 Apr. 2023 Her office features books and binders across the shelves filled with notes from two decades of coaching, scribblings that include darn near every bit of information, lessons all those years have taught. Gordon Monson, The Salt Lake Tribune, 6 Jan. 2023 Coby Bryant punch the ball out once and darn near rake the ball out another time. Keith Jenkins, The Enquirer, 9 Sep. 2021 But Westbrook avoided that outcome by doing darn near everything else a player could be expected to do on the court. Don Yaeger, Forbes, 18 Apr. 2023 Old dude has moved around and darn near memorized those footsteps. Gordon Monson, The Salt Lake Tribune, 8 Oct. 2022 For many people who use a pickup as a daily driver, and whose idea of hauling a big load is a $400 Costco run or a foursome's golf clubs in the 5.6-foot bed, the truck is darn near perfect. K.c. Colwell, Car and Driver, 11 May 2022

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“Darn near.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/darn%20near. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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