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none too

Not much, very, or at all. We got there none too early. My husband could use some project to work on; he's been none too busy since he lost his job.
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none too something

not very something; not at all something. The towels in the bathroom were none too clean. It was none too warm in their house.
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none too

Also, not too. Not very, as in The application arrived none too soon, or I'm afraid this secretary is not too smart, or He was here not too long ago. The first usage was first recorded in 1885; the variant dates from about 1920. Also see not all that.
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none too ˈclever, ˈhappy, ˈquickly, etc.

not at all clever, quickly, etc: The driver was none too pleased about having to leave so early.Her chances of winning are none too good, I’m afraid.
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References in classic literature ?
In other words, when a sixth of the population of a nation which has undertaken to be the refuge of liberty are slaves, and a whole country is unjustly overrun and conquered by a foreign army, and subjected to military law, I think that it is not too soon for honest men to rebel and revolutionize.
Not too long ago I did a Google search on the Internet, entering "Evangelism, New Testament.
And, as John Reumann said not too long ago, "The resurrection of Jesus and its implications for believers, living their life now 'in Christ' and hoping to be 'with Christ' at the future resurrection and judgment, are major topics in Paul's theology and mission praxis.
We all know that we raised taxes not too long ago, not because the American people rose up and called their Congressmen and said we wanted you to repeal this tax and change the taxes.
Our administration is not too interested in the Kyoto Protocol, but that may well come down the road, and the enforcement of the Kyoto Protocol many believe will be enforced by the WTO.
It is not too harsh: he promises to preside over a ``Quality of Life Congress.
Although I did not fully comprehend the situation, I was not too young to feel the heavy burden of grief and loss that literally crushed this man that I loved so much.