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    say in other words

    I would be grateful if you could say the following sentence in another way. I particulary don't understand the meaning of "NEARLY" in the sentence below:

    "We nearly met yesterday"
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    Re: say in other words

    Quote Originally Posted by Nadide View Post
    I would be grateful if you could say the following sentence in another way. I particularly don't understand the meaning of "nearly" in it. "NEARLY" in the sentence below:

    "We nearly met yesterday."

    Hello Nadide, and welcome to the forum.
    Where did you find that sentence? Can you give us more context?
    Perhaps you meant the following instead:

    We almost managed to meet yesterday.

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