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几乎，差不多; 将近; 快要; 近乎
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The representatives almost came to blows at a meeting.
It's almost a foregone conclusion that you'll get what you want.
By 1973, this gap had narrowed almost to vanishing point.
That is almost every commercial hive in the country.
It is the worst violence in almost a decade.
The odds of success are almost "impossible".
I almost didn't go.
She said almost nothing.
“Have you finished?”“Almost.”
ADV 几乎；差不多 You use almost to indicate that something is not completely the case but is nearly the case.
The couple had been dating for almost three years...
Storms have been hitting almost all of Britain recently...
The effect is almost impossible to describe...
He was almost as tall as Pete, but skinnier...
The arrested man will almost certainly be kept at this police station...
He contracted Spanish flu, which almost killed him.
几乎, 差不多, 差一点; 将近
In his blind haste he almost ran into the river.
In the hall it was almost dark.
1. (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; `near' is sometimes used informally for `nearly' and `most' is sometimes used informally for `almost';
- " "the job is (just) about done" "
- " "the baby was almost asleep when the alarm sounded" "
- " "we're almost finished" "
- " "the car all but ran her down" "
- " "he nearly fainted" "
- " "talked for nigh onto 2 hours" "
- " "the recording is well-nigh perfect" "
- " "virtually all the parties signed the contract" "
- " "I was near exhausted by the run" "
- " "most everyone agrees" "
Old English æl mæst 'for the most part' (see all, most)