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nowhere near (1)

This page is about the collocation nowhere near (1)

collocation pattern: adverb + adverb

Meaning

far away from

For example

  • Ronnie says he was nowhere near the bank when it was robbed.

  • The embassy's nowhere near here, so we'll have to take the bus.

Note:
A similar collocation is "(not) anywhere near", as in "He wasn't anywhere near the bank."

Quick Quiz

My car is nowhere near Julie's. Our cars are

a. different

b. far apart

c. far away

Contributor: Matt Errey