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not nearly

Not even close to; not at all; much less than or inferior to. The movie isn't nearly as bad as everyone is saying. They're not nearly paying me enough to have to deal with this.
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not ˈnearly

much less than; not at all: It’s not nearly as hot as last year.There isn’t nearly enough time to get there now.
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Ergonomics aren't nearly the draw that a cool logo or graphic can be, but they can save your child pain and injury.
These larger, perishable fruits often lose flavor quickly due to inadequate storage and handling during distribution, so fruits consumers purchase aren't nearly as tasty as those growers pick.
Over the summer, Mia begins to learn that redemption isn't as impossible as she once thought, but her scars inside run deep and aren't nearly so simple to heal--especially when Mia finally pieces together her memories of the night Rachel died.
The Lions aren't nearly as bad as they looked in last week's loss to the Vikings.
The local rivalry between the counties ensures that Leitrim aren't nearly as cowed by Roscommon as others in Connacht but it's 18 years now since they've beaten them in the Championship and they haven't managed to be competitive in recent meetings, losing to them in the last two years by a combined 30 points.
Since .44 Special revolvers aren't nearly as common as .44 Magnum revolvers, that load in .44 Magnum brass is the way to go.
And, unfortunately, most people's deep core muscles aren't nearly as strong as they should be.
This is especially the case now, mostly because certain individuals aren't nearly as aware of their own feelings as you are.
While it does look good, the edges of the display aren't nearly as thin as what you might find on Samsung's top-tier offerings.
Outside of the 50 states, however, other countries aren't nearly as steadfast on dogs getting snipped.
At the same time, we aren't nearly as close to a treatment that will have a meaningful impact on the course of the disease.
Meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions aren't nearly as cuddly.
There were never enough skilled craftsmen to ferret out all these worthwhile stories, and now there aren't nearly as many as there used to be.
The Philippines and India are both really strong and compared to other big countries (in the region) such as Thailand and Japan, their demographics aren't nearly as good.
And second, the animals and environments on offer aren't nearly as exotic--mostly wolves and wild horses--limiting the gee-whiz factor to audiences younger than might have turned out for the pair's acclaimed earlier collaborations.
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