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    When do I use these words.....

    Hellow,
    I often read those words:
    approximately....nearly....almost
    But I don't know..When can I use them?

    I'm waiting for your help.
    Best regards,

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    Re: When do I use these words.....

    approximately 20 people- could be a few more or a few less
    nearly/almost- these are both under the limit, so nearly twenty can only be fewer

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