Words nearby near thing
How to use near thing in a sentence
There is no such thing as speech so hateful or offensive it somehow “justifies” or “legitimizes” the use of violence.
Certainly, she seems to command near-total devotion among her clients.How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze|Lizzie Crocker|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
“They sure took the Sony thing seriously,” Attkisson said dryly.Ex-CBS Reporter Sharyl Attkisson’s Battle Royale With the Feds|Lloyd Grove|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But the other thing that needs to be done is for us citizens to do.Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Our Duty Is to Keep Charlie Hebdo Alive|Ayaan Hirsi Ali|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
No one seems to know who that is—or why they would want to do such a thing.
The country is well inhabited, for it contains fifty-one cities, near a hundred walled towns, and a great number of villages.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
"There's just one thing I'd like to ask, if you don't mind," said Cynthia, coming suddenly out of a brown study.The Boarded-Up House|Augusta Huiell Seaman
That it is a reasonable and proper thing to ask our statesmen and politicians: what is going to happen to the world?The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
The two women had no intention of bathing; they had just strolled down to the beach for a walk and to be alone and near the water.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Of course the expression of this value is modified and characterized by the nature of the thing spoken of.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
Other Idioms and Phrases with near thing
Something just barely effected, as in That election was a near thing—he won by a handful of votes. [Mid-1700s]