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 Meanings and Examples of NEAR
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near
 a.  not far away in distance, or time
 a.  almost in a particular state, or condition
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  As she came near the second of these alcoves she stopped skipping.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
2  "He wouldn't come near thee if he didn't," answered Dickon.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
3  Her dinner was waiting on the table, and Martha was waiting near it.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
4  Mary stood near the door with her candle in her hand, holding her breath.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
5  Mary put down her candle on the table near the bed and sat down on the cushioned stool.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
6  Us is near bein wild things ourselves.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
7  I must be getting somewhere near the centre of the earth.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER I. Down the Rabbit-Hole
8  He had taken it to the cottage wrapped in his jacket and he had let it lie near the fire and had fed it with warm milk.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
9  Captain curled up near Dickon, who sat on the hearth-rug from preference.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
10  When I go, none of the gardeners are to be anywhere near the Long Walk by the garden walls.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
11  Even the creatures had ceased moving about and had drawn together and were resting near them.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
12  On the grass near the tree Mary had dropped her trowel.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
13  Ben Weatherstaff, who had been working near a rose-bush, glanced round at him.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
14  Tha'rt grown near as hearty as our 'Lisabeth Ellen.'
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
15  As he drew near to it his step became still more slow.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  The best fish swim near the bottom.
17  Some of his jokes are a bit too near the knuckle for my taste.
18  I'm going to stay with my brother in his house near the sea.
19  The teacher told the children to close up to each other near the camp fire and then began his story.
20  The soldiers foraged the villages near their camp.
21  Army tanks attacked a village near the capital on Sunday.
22  She had been sitting in the first row near center ice Wednesday night when the accident occurred.
23  As the Chinese New Year draws near, everyone is busy in shopping for the Spring Festival.
24  Concentrations of troops near the border look set to invade within the next few days.
25  I hyperventilate when they come near me with the needle.
26  He represented to the press conference that the government was to be reorganized in the near future.
27  It was near the junction of City Road and Old Street.
28  He hesitated and asked me if he could sit near me.
29  Joanne had a small dark birthmark near her hairline.
30  Let's go near the front so that we can see it clearly.