not anything near


not anything near
not anything like/near/ phrase
not at all or not nearly

They didn’t get anything near the price they were asking.

not anything like as...as:

The exam wasn’t anything like as hard as I expected.

Main entry: anything

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • not anything like — not anything like/near/ phrase not at all or not nearly They didn’t get anything near the price they were asking. not anything like as...as: The exam wasn’t anything like as hard as I expected. Thesaurus: not at all …   Useful english dictionary

  • Near sets — are disjoint sets that resemble each other. Resemblance between disjoint sets occurs whenever there are observable similarities between the objects in the sets. Similarity is determined by comparing lists of object feature values. Each list of… …   Wikipedia

  • anything\ like — • anything like • anywhere near adv Nearly. Used in negative, interrogative, and conditional sentences, often in the negative forms nothing like or nowhere near . It s not anything like as hot today as it was yesterday. Do you think that gold… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • anything — an|y|thing [ eni,θıŋ ] pronoun *** 1. ) usually in negatives or questions used instead of something when saying or asking whether there is one thing or even a small amount of something: Do you know anything about baseball? He never does anything… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • anything — [[t]e̱nɪθɪŋ[/t]] ♦ 1) PRON INDEF: v PRON, oft PRON adj You use anything in statements with negative meaning to indicate in a general way that nothing is present or that an action or event does not or cannot happen. We can t do anything... Dad sat …   English dictionary

  • anything */*/*/ — UK [ˈenɪˌθɪŋ] / US pronoun 1) [usually in negatives or questions] used instead of something when saying or asking whether there is one thing or even a small amount of something Do you know anything about cricket? He never does anything to help.… …   English dictionary

  • anything — pronoun / eniTIN/ 1 any thing, event, situation etc, when it does not matter exactly which: Anything will do to wedge the door open. | If you believe that, you ll believe anything! | OK, you can borrow the car anything for a quiet life. |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • anything — an|y|thing W1S1 [ˈeniθıŋ] pron 1.) any thing, event, situation etc, when it is not important to say exactly which ▪ You can buy anything you want. ▪ He was prepared to do anything to make a bit of money. ▪ Anything would be better than staying at …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • near — [[t]nɪ͟ə(r)[/t]] ♦ nearer, nearest, nears, nearing, neared 1) PREP If something is near a place, thing, or person, it is a short distance from them. Don t come near me... Her children went back every year to stay in a farmhouse near the cottage …   English dictionary

  • anything like — or[anywhere near] {adv.} Nearly. Used in negative, interrogative, and conditional sentences, often in the negative forms nothing like or nowhere near . * /It s not anything like as hot today as it was yesterday./ * /Do you think that gold ring is …   Dictionary of American idioms