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anywhere near

informal
C1 close in time, quality, distance, or amount: Are we anywhere near finishing yet or is there still some way to go?
Translations of “anywhere near”
in Chinese (Traditional) 幾乎,差不多…
in Chinese (Simplified) 几乎,差不多…
(Definition of anywhere near from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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