not nearly

not nearly
not nearly nothing like; far from.
Main Entry: nearly

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  • not nearly — nothing like; far from you re not nearly as clever as you think you are * * * not nearly : much less than : not at all There s not nearly enough flour for a cake here. It s not nearly as late as I thought it was. • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • not nearly — nothing like; far from. → nearly …   English new terms dictionary

  • not nearly — compares poorly with, does not meet expectations …   English contemporary dictionary

  • not half — (slang) 1. Not moderately 2. Not even half 3. Not at all 4. Very much, exceedingly • • • Main Entry: ↑half * * * not half british spoken phrase used for emphas …   Useful english dictionary

  • nearly — [nir′lē] adv. 1. almost; not quite; all but [nearly finished] 2. Now Rare closely; intimately [to be nearly related] 3. Archaic parsimoniously; stingily not nearly not at all; far from …   English World dictionary

  • nearly — ► ADVERB ▪ very close to; almost. ● not nearly Cf. ↑not nearly …   English terms dictionary

  • not by a long chalk — not by a long shot/chalk/way/informal phrase used for saying that something is not true at all They’ve achieved a lot, but they haven’t finished yet – not by a long way. Thesaurus: ways of emphasizing that something is not true or likely …   Useful english dictionary

  • Not of this World (album) — Not of this World Studio album by Petra Released 1983 …   Wikipedia

  • not anything like — not anything like/near/ phrase not at all or not nearly They didn’t get anything near the price they were asking. not anything like as...as: The exam wasn’t anything like as hard as I expected. Thesaurus: not at all …   Useful english dictionary

  • not anything near — not anything like/near/ phrase not at all or not nearly They didn’t get anything near the price they were asking. not anything like as...as: The exam wasn’t anything like as hard as I expected. Thesaurus: not at all …   Useful english dictionary

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