pretty near


pretty near
pretty ˈmuch/ˈwell idiom
(BrE also pretty ˈnearly) (NAmE also pretty ˈnear) (informal) almost; almost completely

One dog looks pretty much like another to me.

He goes out pretty well every night.

The first stage is pretty near finished.

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