You were nearly killed.
Nearly two weeks had passed since the killing.
A few weeks later her style is more nearly correct and freer in movement.
She plowed into him, nearly knocking him down.
She had nearly married a man just like her father.
I couldn't believe it and nearly fell!
War, poverty, misery, and nearly one hundred million people dead came from what essentially was a single wrong turn.
"Thank goodness we're nearly there!" panted the little Wizard.
Brandon nearly choked on his tea, and Mrs. Marsh stared at her plate, not completely hiding a smile.
I have seen Penobscot Indians, in this town, living in tents of thin cotton cloth, while the snow was nearly a foot deep around them, and I thought that they would be glad to have it deeper to keep out the wind.
We've been married for nearly five years, and we just made love.
We chatted briefly, agreed to have coffee and have been nearly inseparable ever sense.
Then he halted, ducked down and began to back up, so that he nearly fell with the buggy onto the others.
We had wasted nearly the entire day with no results.
Nearly four hundred years after his death, Shakespeare's works are read and studied around the globe.
They had nearly completed the room when Destiny got sick.
The line down the highway blurred for a second and she realized she had nearly fallen asleep.
The strawberries are nearly all gone.
You've only been strangled nearly to death and gone through a terrible scare.
Their relationship was growing, but finding a place to cuddle was nearly impossible.
Apparently scrounging food off the desert wasn't nearly as easy as harnessing a team of mules.
If you knew Mr. Cade nearly as well as you think you do, you would know that he is actually very sensitive.
We sat in silence for nearly an hour, each with his own thoughts.
Quinn owed some residual time on his sabbatical project but his class commitments were nearly at an end.
The warmth was nearly enough for me to nod off when I heard a honk and Molly waved from Betsy's side window as she slowly circled.
Wrentham, Massachusetts, is associated with nearly all of my joys and sorrows.
Hers wasn't the only life that had nearly been taken today.
She scrubbed her skin rosy for nearly an hour and finally abandoned the attempt to remove the guilt.
He waited in the dark nearly twenty minutes before hearing an automobile approach.
They say he managed nearly twenty kills before they caught him.
She poured it nearly full and handed it to me.
Dorothy was nearly weeping, by this time, while Ozma was angry and indignant.
Edward could spell nearly all the words in his primer, and he could read quite well.
The caliph, Al Mansur, lived nearly twelve hundred years ago.
Certainly the labor component of assembling the Mercedes could fall to nearly zero.
Dolokhov could play all games and nearly always won.
In Poland, if you please, he nearly killed a Jew.
I didn't mean to yell at you, but you nearly scared me to death.
It was nearly dark and she was a good fifty miles from home.
At the kitchen door she nearly ran into a dark form.
After nearly an hour of riding, they descended the steep walls of a draw and followed it to a small valley.
Now he's at least functional but the sad part is he lost nearly all of his memory.
Peabody was two hundred and thirty miles and we arrived at our destination a little after eleven on Friday night, after nearly six hours of steady traffic.
When he finally nodded off, nearly an hour had passed.
They were nearly invisible from the main store.
I was nearly as nervous as my first call.
Betsy, usually as nearly sympathetic as Martha, pointed out there were scads of other missing children we were neglecting.
Howie had nearly reached his limit when he heard someone enter the room!
I nearly hung up but something in his voice caused me to hang on.
Forget anything much more than forty-eight hours old and anything where a nearly exact time of abduction isn't known.
When I noticed his flashing lights behind me, I nearly raced away but he'd have caught me.
This is definitely the same guy that killed the Delaware girl we nearly caught.
The way you tell it, it sounds nearly impossible for us to catch him if he learns everything we can and might do.
He kept trying, and we learned later, he maintained contact for nearly a mile.
He wants to stop this so-called Psychic Tipster who'd nearly caught him several times.
It was nearly midnight when the lights were extinguished and all was quiet.
She noticed the nearly empty gin bottle for the first time.
I must have fallen back to sleep because when I opened my eyes again, the room was nearly dark.
Might he be nearly as close to us as Owen Bryce had been?
Inside the hedge they came upon row after row of large and handsome plants with broad leaves gracefully curving until their points nearly reached the ground.
The mouth of the hole was nearly filled up now, but the kitten gave a leap through the remaining opening and at once scampered up into the air.
"We must be nearly as high as the six colored suns, by this time," said Dorothy.
He had nearly finished this last task when a low growling was suddenly heard and the horse began to jump around and kick viciously with his heels.
The third time that he thrust out the weapon there was a loud roar and a fall, and suddenly at his feet appeared the form of a great red bear, which was nearly as big as the horse and much stronger and fiercer.
Dorothy nearly went with them, but she was holding fast to the iron rail of the seat, and that saved her.
He was a very old man, bent nearly double; but the queerest thing about him was his white hair and beard.
For this reason they had bought some powder and stored it at Concord,[Footnote: Concord (_pro_. kong'krd).] nearly twenty miles away.
The wreaths were so nearly alike that none of those who were with the king could point out any difference.
There were no railroads at that time, and Exeter was nearly fifty miles away.
Sir William Jones lived nearly two hundred years ago.
The cost of interactive information exchange, such as asking questions about products you are contemplating purchasing, has fallen to nearly zero.
Think about this: Nearly four million exajoules of energy is absorbed by the earth's atmosphere, oceans, and land each year.
Over the CCC's nine-year life, its workers planted nearly three billion trees, built eight hundred parks, and constructed roads in remote areas.
Weigh that against the certainty that nearly a billion people are hungry right now and I don't know why we would decline to acquire this knowledge.
If this sounds absurd, at present it is—but in the future, the price of technologies to do this will fall to nearly zero.
Since its founding in 2005, Kiva has loaned out nearly a quarter of a billion dollars and is repaid almost 99 percent of the time.
The cost of food will fall to nearly zero as the number of farmers in the world falls to zero and food becomes as cheap as clean water.
All right then, not the cavalry, but a marshaling of arguments and observations that will show how the end of war is inevitable, or nearly so.
Nearly two terms of fighting the Cold War led him to conclude, as he put it, War in our time has become an anachronism.
This isn't the final triumph of consumerism—nothing nearly that sinister.
We are a tiny dot of life suspended in a nearly infinite universe.
Father says he can fly nearly all day without stopping.
The case was broken and the keys are nearly all out.
The preparations for my tea are nearly completed, and I am looking forward joyfully to the event.
I rode horseback nearly every evening and once I rode five miles at a fast gallop.
Please kiss your dear little baby for me, and tell her I have a little brother nearly sixteen months old.
Nearly all of the exhibitors seemed perfectly willing to let me touch the most delicate things, and they were very nice about explaining everything to me.
This arrangement worked very well in the languages, but not nearly so well in the Mathematics.
There were about twenty-five thousand people at the game, and, when we went out, the noise was so terrific, we nearly jumped out of our skins, thinking it was the din of war, and not of a football game that we heard.
I forced her into a chair and held her there until I was nearly exhausted.
The struggle lasted for nearly two hours.
She kept this up for nearly an hour.
She has nearly finished Colburn's mental arithmetic, her last work being in improper fractions.
By watching them, she learned to treat her pupil as nearly as possible like an ordinary child.
Her AWFUL is nearly AWFIL.
It was, for nearly two years after this, rye and Indian meal without yeast, potatoes, rice, a very little salt pork, molasses, and salt; and my drink, water.
Angleworms are rarely to be met with in these parts, where the soil was never fattened with manure; the race is nearly extinct.
Or, if you choose to go farther, it will not be unwise, for I have found the increase of fair bait to be very nearly as the squares of the distances.
Methinks I was nearly in this frame of mind; the world lay about at this angle.
I amused myself one winter day with sliding this piecemeal across the pond, nearly half a mile, skating behind with one end of a log fifteen feet long on my shoulder, and the other on the ice; or I tied several logs together with a birch withe, and then, with a longer birch or alder which had a hook at the end, dragged them across.
Michaux, more than thirty years ago, says that the price of wood for fuel in New York and Philadelphia "nearly equals, and sometimes exceeds, that of the best wood in Paris, though this immense capital annually requires more than three hundred thousand cords, and is surrounded to the distance of three hundred miles by cultivated plains."
In order to see how nearly I could guess, with this experience, at the deepest point in a pond, by observing the outlines of a surface and the character of its shores alone, I made a plan of White Pond, which contains about forty-one acres, and, like this, has no island in it, nor any visible inlet or outlet; and as the line of greatest breadth fell very near the line of least breadth, where two opposite capes approached each other and two opposite bays receded, I ventured to mark a point a short distance from the latter line, but still on the line of greatest length, as the deepest.
On the 13th of March, after I had heard the bluebird, song sparrow, and red-wing, the ice was still nearly a foot thick.
Beside, we are sound asleep nearly half our time.
We have fully concentrated forces of nearly seventy thousand men with which to attack and defeat the enemy should he cross the Lech.
It was true that a view over nearly the whole Russian position and the greater part of the enemy's opened out from this battery.
Our fugitives returned, the battalions re-formed, and the French who had nearly cut our left flank in half were for the moment repulsed.
I was nearly forgetting, he added.
They had not met for nearly half a year and, being at the age when young men take their first steps on life's road, each saw immense changes in the other, quite a new reflection of the society in which they had taken those first steps.
When the Emperor had passed nearly all the regiments, the troops began a ceremonial march past him, and Rostov on Bedouin, recently purchased from Denisov, rode past too, at the rear of his squadron--that is, alone and in full view of the Emperor.
"There are so many prisoners today, nearly the whole Russian army, that he is probably tired of them," said another officer.
It's nearly ten o'clock, answered Natasha's voice.
Nicholas tried to say "Yes," but could not: and he nearly burst into sobs.
I was nearly forgetting.
You lived for yourself and say you nearly ruined your life and only found happiness when you began living for others.
The Pavlograd regiment had had only two men wounded in action, but had lost nearly half its men from hunger and sickness.
Who is it that's starving us? shouted Denisov, hitting the table with the fist of his newly bled arm so violently that the table nearly broke down and the tumblers on it jumped about.
Denisov lay asleep on his bed with his head under the blanket, though it was nearly noon.
Farther back beyond the dark trees a roof glittered with dew, to the right was a leafy tree with brilliantly white trunk and branches, and above it shone the moon, nearly at its full, in a pale, almost starless, spring sky.
Nearly two years before this, in 1808, Pierre on returning to Petersburg after visiting his estates had involuntarily found himself in a leading position among the Petersburg Freemasons.
It is nearly ten, came the countess' voice.
Her voice trembled, and she again nearly cried, but recovered and went on quietly:
Sonya was nearly twenty; she had stopped growing prettier and promised nothing more than she was already, but that was enough.
I nearly stormed at Mamma.
And they themselves sit there nearly naked, like the signboards at our Public Baths if I may say so.
My brother dined with me yesterday--we nearly died of laughter--he ate nothing and kept sighing for you, my charmer!
There were a good many people there, but nearly all strangers to Natasha.
Barclay de Tolly was quartered nearly three miles from the Emperor.
Nearly all the French dragoons were galloping back.
The dinner was nearly over, and the Emperor, munching a biscuit, rose and went out onto the balcony.
Of late he had received so many new and very serious impressions--such as the retreat from Smolensk, his visit to Bald Hills, and the recent news of his father's death--and had experienced so many emotions, that for a long time past those memories had not entered his mind, and now that they did, they did not act on him with nearly their former strength.
Having gone nearly three miles he at last met an acquaintance and eagerly addressed him.
I can tell you quite clearly, because I constructed nearly all our entrenchments.
Prince Andrew looked out of the shed and saw Pierre, who had tripped over a pole on the ground and had nearly fallen, coming his way.
He was not sleepy and it was still not nearly morning.
"Oh, she nearly knocked our gentleman's hat off!" cried the red-faced humorist, showing his teeth chaffing Pierre.
She closed them but did not kiss them, but clung to that which reminded her most nearly of him--his body.
It was not till nearly evening that the officer commanding the escort collected his men and with shouts and quarrels forced his way in among the baggage trains, and the prisoners, hemmed in on all sides, emerged onto the Kaluga road.
Some Cossacks on the prowl for booty fell in with the Emperor and very nearly captured him.
Most of them were disfigured by frost-bitten noses and cheeks, and nearly all had red, swollen and festering eyes.
Pierre had gone to Petersburg on business of his own for three weeks as he said, but had remained there nearly seven weeks and was expected back every minute.
He had been taking care of her for nearly a year now.
He turned and walked away, his head nearly a foot above the others.
Destiny stared at Alex over Carmen's shoulder and Jonathan was so focused on Alex that he nearly ran into Alondra.
The whole truth didn't sound nearly as bad as part of the conversation.
It was nearly midnight by the time they left.
Spencer was nearly ten years older than her, but maybe she liked older men.
When the spasms passed, she turned to the man she had nearly killed... the man who had helped give her that second chance.
She had nearly run him down, slapped his face and taken him away from his work in less than twenty-four hours.
They had cake and ice cream and talked for nearly an hour about one thing and another.
Yet in reality, five individuals, some joined by love, some nearly strangers and others with a history, that might surface and run amuck.
Three. He killed the mother and father so there was no one to report their daughter missing, for nearly a week.
And they are so cheap as to nearly be free.
It was very amusing but I did not like it nearly so well as "Wilhelm Tell."
Nearly every mail brings some absurd statement, printed or written.
How did Dulce react when he nearly married Tessa?
Allen nearly strangled her to death.