not anywhere near

not anywhere near

1. Completely unlike; not at all similar. This design's not anywhere near what I had in mind—you'll just have to start over from the beginning.
2. A great deal less; not nearly. I do pretty well in math, but I'm not anywhere near as gifted as my older sister.
See also: anywhere, near, not

nowhere/not anywhere ˈnear

not nearly: The bus was nowhere near full.The test wasn’t anywhere near as difficult as I expected.
See also: anywhere, near, not, nowhere
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For the moment, we are not anywhere near that level of distress.
We still know we're not anywhere near the finished article and we've got loads of improvement to be made." But former United and Chelsea.
The three policemen have denied conspiring to kill Velasco and told the prosecutors that they were not anywhere near Holy Spirit Drive in Barangay Holy Spirit in Quezon City, where Velasco was shot dead, and when the incident happened.
Losers and their supporters have become particularly adept at this, as if to say, anyone who had emerged victorious was not anywhere near worthy and the people that chose them were either misinformed, paid hacks or worse, people of low intelligence.
'Otherwise, he should look elsewhere and search for his origin and not anywhere near Wurno, in particular, or Sokoto State, in general.
class="MsoNormalData protection laws in parliament are suspended and are not anywhere near where we need them to be for Kenyans to hand over this information.
All three aid they were not anywhere near Holy Spirit Drive in Barangay Holy Spirit in Quezon City on the day Velasco was attacked.
It's not anywhere near. Maybe that step up shocks them in that first two games but they will get up to speed very quickly."
" "But we're not anywhere near the finished product.
"We're not anywhere near that sort of level but I do feel we can improve the squad to give us a fighting chance.
"It was not anywhere near what we are capable of but we have the three points.
The issue of women's harassment particularly in the workplace is of a deeply complex nature and the current polarity driven narrative and approach we have towards it is bound to lead us not anywhere near resolving it for the better anytime soon.
Sir - The residents of Dumfries and Galloway deserve better from their council following the latest revelations of this sordid and costly project that is for sure not anywhere near completion and most likely to be up there with the tag of this region's"big white elephant" and a laughing stock throughout other council areas in Scotland.
Waita started by noting that the doctor-patient ratio remains 1:16,000, "which means we are not anywhere near meeting the ratios required for the provision of quality healthcare to a majority of Kenyans"
Wasteful with his shooting 5 PAUL POGBA Played the odd Hollywood pass but not anywhere near as influential as he is capable of being.
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