near to impossible

near to impossible

Of such difficulty as to be or seem almost impossible. Often hyphenated. The promises of the candidate during her presidential campaign are near to impossible to achieve, but they have garnered a huge following of dedicated supporters. The boss keeps setting us near-to-impossible deadlines for these new projects.
See also: impossible, near
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It's almost near to impossible lifting of 10 years of unintended waste-a gargantuan task for concerned authorities owing to insufficient manpower and resources.
It is time to be friendly with both China and America, though in reality it is near to impossible to take two steps together at a time.
The CBI and our members have been eagerly waiting for the moment when the key challenge in progressing on the low-carbon transition was hammered home; the need for strengthened, long-term, credible policy frameworks from government, without which Net-Zero emissions would be near to impossible to meet.
There are 400 plus sick industrial units in the province the revival of which is near to impossible. Fast track industriaisation in Khyber Pukhtunkhwa needs special incentive package for the economic zones which fall within the purview of federal government.
He appreciated the untiring efforts of Engineering, Supply Chain, Finance, Flight Operations and all other concerned departments in achieving this feat which was considered by some as near to impossible. The aircraft was grounded for lack of spares and financial constraints has now been made operational and is in operation.
Though Huawei is said to be working on the alternatives, but it looks near to impossible to find a solution.
Without any data of the residents occupying the land, gauging the scale of displacement and accurately calculating the cost of resettlement may prove to be a task near to impossible.
In his words, " The 'can-do' attitude is an integral part of our culture, which has helped us achieving near to impossible tasks." The growth story of Solution Analysts is built on integrity and transparency.
Earlier, the allotment process of 28,210 government accommodations was being done purely on manual bases and it was near to impossible to keep the record fully updated, which led to multiple malpractices.
A rematch is near to impossible unless he is offered more than $100,000.
Actually deciding on a movie by group text is near to impossible.
Area C, teeming with Israeli settlements and outposts, makes up 60% of the total area of the West Bank, making the chance of a viable Palestinian state near to impossible.
It will be near to impossible for the next president to reverse this about-turn.
Hoopelai from Belgium demonstrating dizzying hoolahoop tricks which seem near to impossible.
Andrew Colvin, the deputy commissioner of the Australian federal police (AFP), on Monday frankly and truthfully said recovering the bodies and identifying all victims are near to impossible.