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    Question Almost VS Nearly

    How do we use 'almost' and 'nearly'?

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    Re: Almost VS Nearly

    They're similar, but I would often use 'almost' as closer than 'nearly'.

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    Re: Almost VS Nearly

    but if they're similar, how can we do the EX. in Almost & Nearly
    (https://www.usingenglish.com/members/quizzes/393.html) ?

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    Re: Almost VS Nearly

    That looks at where they do or don't collocate. Try it and look at where you go wrong and right- sometimes both choices are available, and sometimes not.

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