nothing short of

idiom

used to give emphasis to a description
His recovery was nothing short of miraculous.
That treatment is nothing short of torture!

Examples of nothing short of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The rise of private credit over the past decade has been nothing short of monumental. Will Daniel, Fortune, 30 May 2024 For Congress to even contemplate a slackening of the regulation that already exists is nothing short of absurd. Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 24 May 2024 What it’s done to inner city kids is nothing short of criminal. For The Carroll County Times, Baltimore Sun, 12 May 2024 His early years were nothing short of difficult, Serna said. Nadia Cantú, The Arizona Republic, 12 May 2024 And then to be able to help detectives track down the serial killer who once had her in his clutches is nothing short of a miracle. People Staff, Peoplemag, 20 May 2024 And Demi Moore’s performance is nothing short of fearless. Owen Gleiberman, Variety, 19 May 2024 My healing journey has been nothing short of extraordinary and being able to dance again is igniting my soul in all the ways; speeding up my recovery even more. Brian Schaefer, San Diego Union-Tribune, 17 May 2024 This is nothing short of a full-stack AI-ification of search. David Pierce, The Verge, 14 May 2024

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“Nothing short of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nothing%20short%20of. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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