How to use "nearly" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "nearly" in popular movie and book plots

  • After some time on the ocean, a storm nearly tears his raft apart.  - Cast Away
  • Sofia emerges from her ordeal with a cracked skull, broken ribs, her face rendered nearly unrecognizable, and blind in one eye.  - The Color Purple
  • Shears is appalled at the idea of returning to a place from which he nearly died during escape.  - The Bridge on the River Kwai
  • Maggio and Staff Sergeant James Judson (Ernest Borgnine) nearly come to blows at the club over Judson's loud piano playing.  - From Here to Eternity
  • Next Isak and Marianne pick up an embittered middle-aged couple, the Almans, whose vehicle has nearly collided with theirs.  - Wild Strawberries (film)
  • David nearly drowns (since he cannot swim), but the children rescue him.  - Unbreakable (film)
  • Numerous suitors from nearly all European nations sent ambassadors to English court to put forward their suit.  - House of Tudor
  • After an assault by the Sisters nearly kills Andy, Hadley beats Bogs severely.  - The Shawshank Redemption
  • They are nearly caught by the Black Riders while in the Shire, but they shake off pursuit by cutting through the Old Forest.  - The Lord of the Rings
  • Even though the two bullets missed his mesenteric artery and abdominal aorta, he lost nearly three-quarters of his blood.  - Pope John Paul II
  • The conflict has directly affected every continent on Earth, also nearly every space colony and lunar settlement.  - Mobile Suit Gundam
  • Cinderella stays behind to protect the Baker's child and when her Prince passes by, he nearly fails to recognize her.  - Into the Woods
  • Godzilla interrupts the battle and brutally attacks Mothra, nearly killing her.  - Godzilla vs. Mothra
  • Reaching the mainland, Kong engages Godzilla in a brief battle but retreats after Godzilla nearly burns him alive.  - King Kong vs. Godzilla
  • Elin explains that she often adds too much chocolate until her milk is nearly black.  - Show Me Love (film)
  • He nearly kills Batman, but Dick manages to save him.  - Batman Forever

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