殆ど, 略, 先ず, たいてい, 粗方, 危うく, 位, 九分, 八九分, 既の事に, 既の所で
Adverb(1) (of actions or states, just
(1) Rachel laughed, almost apologetically(2) Some of the lads have come and gone, but we've got a hard core who almost always turn up.(3) They now have to spend almost as much time at the station as they do out on the streets.(4) the storm was almost upon them(5) To our west, the great sheet of ice that stretched before us was almost too much to take in.(6) it almost doubled last year(7) the place was almost empty(8) It was found almost one in five workers lost at least an hour at work a week because of delays.(9) I almost forgot(10) Add it all up and in almost every city in the UK it is now cheaper to rent than to buy.(11) it's almost over(12) There was almost a sense that if we did not say the word the problem would go away.(13) he almost knocked Georgina over(14) By the time my reply was ready to send back almost an hour had passed and it was midnight.(15) it was almost all there(16) he almost dropped the bottle
(1) almost never :: ほとんどは決してない
1. nearly ::
3. more or less ::
4. practically ::
5. virtually ::
6. all but ::
7. as good as ::
8. close to ::
9. near ::
10. not quite ::
11. roughly ::
12. not far from ::
15. bordering on ::
16. verging on ::
17. pretty near ::
18. pretty nearly ::
19. pretty much ::
20. pretty well ::
21. well-nigh ::
22. nigh on ::
Word Example from TV Shows
The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.
the revenues are ALMOST 10 percent
less than was actually received.
Breaking Bad Season 2, Episode 11
- It's ALMOST like I'm reading her diary.
- It's exactly what it's like. Keep reading.
The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 21
It was ALMOST a minute.
The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 1
but we were ALMOST never there.
Breaking Bad Season 4, Episode 3
Mance was testing our defences.
He ALMOST made it through.
Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 9
English to Japanese Dictionary: almost
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