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 Meanings and Examples of NEARBY
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 ad.  not far away
 a.  close at hand
Classic Sentence:
1  It was something like a ring of rusty iron or brass and when the robin flew up into a tree nearby she put out her hand and picked the ring up.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
2  Mary was sitting on her stool nearby and she suddenly made a very queer sound which she tried so violently to repress that she ended by almost choking.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
3  Now he let himself fall against the back of a nearby chair and held tightly to the edges of it with his little legs.
Metamorphosis By Franz Kafka
Get Context   In I
4  approached it a repulsive, yellow, steaming liquid shot out causing some rats to scurry away into the nearby canal.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Get Context   In Chapter Seven Lawyer - Manufacturer - Painter
Example Sentence: (29 in 2 pages)
1  Lucy was staying in the nearby town of Hamilton.
2  The approach to learning at this school stands in marked contrast to the traditional methods used at other schools nearby.
3  Her partially clothed body was found in woods nearby.
4  There was no one nearby who might see him trying to break into the house.
5  We set up camp at nearby Icicle Lake.
6  The apiary was nearby; half a dozen hives faced south down the slope.
7  He might easily have been seen by someone who lived nearby.
8  Even as the funeral took place, guerrillas hidden nearby fired/let off a fresh volley of machine-gun fire.
9  He was dead on arrival at the nearby hospital.
10  We dumped our bags at the nearby Grand Hotel and hurried towards the market.
11  In a nearby medical tent, a US Army doctor gently unwinds Metruk's bandage.
12  Neighborhood leaders remembered other times the white business community pursued its dreams without regard for the people who lived nearby.
13  There is an oil refinery nearby.
14  A patient going through acute detox will have an assigned nurse nearby.
15  It's a logical site for a new supermarket, with the housing development nearby.