nearbyadverb, adjectiveuk /ˌnɪəˈbaɪ/ us /ˌnɪr-/
- Water was pumped from a nearby lake in an attempt to damp down the flames.
- Thousands of fish were killed as a result of a discharge of poisonous chemicals from a nearby factory.
- The injured were taken to several nearby hospitals.
- A passing motorist stopped and gave her a lift to the nearby town.
- The explosion shattered nearby windows and wrecked two cars.
- a few/couple of steps idiom
- a hair's breadth idiom
- a stone's throw idiom
- anywhere near idiom
- eyeball to eyeball idiom
- float around
- hand to hand idiom
- hard by
- round the corner idiom
- stick together
- under the same roof idiom