Almost Sentence Examples
She was almost thirteen.
At ten years old, Jonathan was almost as tall as she was.
We've got a meeting at two and it's almost one-thirty now.
This happened to him almost every night.
The white sand was almost as blinding as snow.Advertisement
For a moment she almost panicked.
He's almost thirty - like me.
I was talking with Morino until almost midnight.
The voice on the phone was almost hysterical.
The years passed and almost nothing changed.Advertisement
We're almost out of the sand.
You've lost almost all of your self-esteem.
The number of medical patents issued in 2010 was more than fifty thousand, an all-time record—and it almost certainly will be broken next year, then the next, and again the next.
She was almost finished packing when the doorbell rang.
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It seems almost too good to be true, does it not?
It was almost three O'clock in the afternoon and her stomach was screaming for something to eat.
One can almost picture him, sandwich in hand, slack-jawed in surprise.
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He was back almost immediately, carrying an ace bandage.
Almost as bad, how many others had died from the treachery of a single Guardian?
The happy Christmas time is almost here!
In fact, at the party he had spent an unnecessary amount of time with the woman he almost married – and hadn't even introduced her.
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The battle of Borodino was not fought on a chosen and entrenched position with forces only slightly weaker than those of the enemy, but, as a result of the loss of the Shevardino Redoubt, the Russians fought the battle of Borodino on an open and almost unentrenched position, with forces only half as numerous as the French; that is to say, under conditions in which it was not merely unthinkable to fight for ten hours and secure an indecisive result, but unthinkable to keep an army even from complete disintegration and flight.
It's been almost a week.
His tone was flat, almost uninterested.
They each went to their assigned wagon and lit a match, tossing it inside the wagon and moving away from the circle almost in unison.
It was almost twice the size of hers.
On top of the common-good projects supported with our tax dollars, almost all of us—certainly not just the wealthy—have causes we support.
The other is division of labor, worth discussing in some detail as it is an almost miraculous process.
If we go we are almost sure to be taken prisoners, and God knows...
Almost everyone else had already left, so Katie and Mary volunteered to help.
He must have nodded off almost at once.
I could almost hear the smile in his voice.
She began to cry; something my wife almost never does.
Almost immediately, the room erupted with a gunshot and both my assailant and I dropped to the floor.
Your ride is almost here.
He's been my friend for almost t…ten years.
One day, he'd be able to make love to his mate at will and kill the Ancient that almost killed her.
She felt something squish beneath her shoe and almost vomited.
Jonny's voice held a note she couldn't place but it sounded almost like fear.
It lasted almost ten years.
A big clock on the wall behind him indicated it was almost nine.
The buggy seemed almost new, for it had a shiny top and side curtains.
But the truth is that almost all furniture back in the day was cheaply made junk and only a very few high-quality pieces survived.
Its end led directly to the Cold War, which consumed inconceivable amounts of money and almost pushed the world to the brink of nuclear devastation.
The salesperson offers, "I find that my customers who buy this suit almost always get wingtips."
Joseph Alexeevich was not in Petersburg--he had of late stood aside from the affairs of the Petersburg lodges, and lived almost entirely in Moscow.
Having wrung a submissive "I understand" from Dron, Alpatych contented himself with that, though he not only doubted but felt almost certain that without the help of troops the carts would not be forthcoming.
The Russians, they say, fortified this position in advance on the left of the highroad (from Moscow to Smolensk) and almost at a right angle to it, from Borodino to Utitsa, at the very place where the battle was fought.
Almost all of them stared with naive, childlike curiosity at Pierre's white hat and green swallow-tail coat.
The booming cannonade and the fusillade of musketry were growing more intense over the whole field, especially to the left where Bagration's fleches were, but where Pierre was the smoke of the firing made it almost impossible to distinguish anything.
Though she concealed from him her intention of keeping him under her wing, Petya guessed her designs, and instinctively fearing that he might give way to emotion when with her--might "become womanish" as he termed it to himself--he treated her coldly, avoided her, and during his stay in Moscow attached himself exclusively to Natasha for whom he had always had a particularly brotherly tenderness, almost lover-like.
Even the women were at odds, almost for the first time since they'd met.
We almost passed up the case, thinking it was yet another teenager leaving home on her own.
It's almost like your married.
I should know; I get almost all of them.
I've known for months; almost since the first time we did it... slept together.
I almost plucked a little beauty from a nearby tent the other night as her parents partied with other campers several yards away.
Howie almost became a priest.
I had opted not to call ahead but according to Daniel Brennan, Humphries lived at his mission and almost never left.
I lined up behind an old fellow whose odor almost caused me to skip the meal entirely but I stuck with it and was rewarded by a tasty bowl of chicken soup and a fresh baked roll.
We told stories, sang songs, laughed and almost never tolerated silence.
His eyes seemed to swirl, around and around, changing from the color of her mother's tulips to a color almost as dark as the night.
She almost scolded him before stopping herself.
She whimpered at the sensation of knives going through her arm and almost fainted.
She turned to face him, surprised to find the man who'd almost killed her earlier.
The bathrobe fell away to the knot, revealing her almost to her bra.
For the second time in as many days, he almost felt bad.
He turned to glare at her and almost snapped at her for sitting on the counter.
I'm taking calls and dealing with issues almost 24/7.
He's got space for almost nine hundred.
He almost chortled at the ridiculous thought, wishing someone was there with him to tell.
He almost dropped the orb in his hand.
He moved silently down the alley and had almost reached her when she froze.
The two types of beings had last brought their war to the mortal realm during the time of the Schism, when they'd almost destroyed the universe.
Accustomed to being shunned by people, she'd almost felt normal around the stranger who seemed unaffected by her magic.
His senses tingled, and he dwelled on how his defensive powers almost seemed to work when nothing else did.
She almost objected then realized it was futile.
Glad I could almost help.
For once, Yully was grateful for the almost allergic reaction humans had to her.
His pain was almost palpable, and she couldn't help feeling it was too raw for him to fake.
Hot and cold mixed together and almost like it's raining inside me.
He almost refused before he realized he had no choice, if he wanted to help Yully survive and Damian defeat the Other.
He almost missed her first punch and caught the second, pulling her against him.
Sofi had said similar before Dusty almost blew up Florida.
In that moment, she almost felt a human connection to the creature with the red eyes.
She could almost see him standing before his mirror practicing the line before going to the bars to pick up chicks.
The pain in her stomach was almost crippling.
Darian wasn't crying for once, and his voice almost too hushed to make out.
Sofia almost laughed at herself.
Sofia watched, astonished at the blatant display, and almost didn't prep herself for her first encounter.
Good. Still won't let me live down almost dying.
He almost beat down her door.
I saw it in his face when he almost killed me for being anywhere near you.
He'd not said anything to her since the other night, when he'd almost destroyed the world.
Sofia almost cried in relief.
The small book it hefted made its stooped posture almost double over.
She almost felt as if she was … drugged?
When he took her hand, she almost cried.
Despite the water, her mouth was dry and aching almost to the point of pain.
She almost screamed at herself.
They are the only ones, Darkyn's growl was unusually soft, almost a purr.
You almost waited too long to seek me out for a deal, he said.
The nip of his fangs at her neck, inner thighs and breasts almost drove her over the edge while his hot tongue and hands explored every part of her.
She was almost able to catch it before it fled her again.
This time, there was a combination of distant pain and pleasure as he bit her that almost pierced the hazy dream.
The wounds healed almost instantly.
She was almost ready to say whatever he wanted to get rid of him.
Deidre's mouth almost fell open.
Deidre almost cringed at the thought of leaving the chamber after her first venture out that landed her not only in trouble but also in Darkyn's bed.
Darkyn did two things that she almost agreed with.
It was almost the fire of desire, yet too raw.
She was almost surprised to see he was serious.
He had almost been kind, or at least, as kind as he was capable of being.
Deidre crossed to him quickly, almost relieved.
Your time is almost up, Wynn.
It'd be nice to hear you wish you hadn't almost killed me.
She almost told him that – of the two of them – she was the one with nothing to fear from Darkyn.
The emotions from watching the videos was almost too much.
There were days when you hated the fact you did love her, and there were days when she almost walked away from you for good, because she hated that she couldn't control how she felt, Deidre continued.
Deidre stepped away, almost crossing into it before she realized he wasn't following.
She could almost guess what was wrong but remained quiet.
She was almost angry enough with Wynn to wish he'd stayed here just a little longer.
But the idea he did want her was almost a relief, another sign he was capable of providing at least some form of affection.
She almost refused but something about the look on his face made her hesitate.
She was almost grateful for the summons then anxious in the next breath.
At the look of offense, Deidre almost laughed.
Selyn crowded her, almost tripping them both by how close she was.
She was almost relieved.
God, I almost wish she hadn't told us!
Almost immediately, he hit the brakes.
They almost never enjoyed the first meal of the day outside of Bird Song, but the holiday was cause for exception.
She pointed to the two young men, almost unrecognizable in their ponderous gear of boots, rubber coat, and visored helmet.
After a switchback, they crossed the bridge over a deep gorge, the location of Ouray's now-melted ice climbing park where David Dean had almost lost his life the prior winter.
Soon they were in the aspens; green-yellow leaves whispering in the almost unfelt breeze.
They're so dainty they almost make you cry.
His wife called to him almost as soon as she opened the door.
Paul and Paulette were huddled in the parlor looking almost as happy as the front porch pair.
Their offer was almost reasonable.
He got a haircut and looked almost looked normal.
Not much beyond that, because, as she put it, she and Caleb didn't stick around 'cause the light went out almost at once.
She screeched to a stop at Bird Song and was off almost before he was out of the vehicle.
In the meantime, Wynn was trapped in a room that felt way too small with the deity he meant to kill instead of the human he almost succeeded in killing.
He almost spoke, then stopped.
At least the challenge and its terms were almost fair.
The urge almost seemed stronger with her today than when he left her last night.
He was almost grateful he'd never trusted either Deidre completely.
She reached forward for a croissant and bit into it, almost groaning at the buttery, flaky, airy bread.
I almost assumed he was dead-dead but thought you'd tell me if so.
She almost gasped, wondering if he was reading her mind.
That I'd almost make a deal about.
Deidre almost rolled her eyes but stopped herself.
Deidre couldn't remember it ever happening before, but it almost made sense to her.
The difference between her before her Monday night deal with Darkyn and now almost made him reconsider.
In the course of three days, the goddess had almost learned to see him as an equal while her human side no longer in denial about her destiny.
Gabriel almost stopped mid-step, having forgotten he contacted the Dark One yesterday.
This was almost beyond Gabriel's ability to believe.
He almost sounded … protective of his mate.
I've checked on your little human almost every day to ensure what I planned for her was not altered by Darkyn's bloodlust.
It was almost morning on this side of the world.
She almost cried out in relief.
The growl of a demoness was almost a whimper.
If it weren't for the joy of hearing the usual glowing report, the conference would almost be a waste of time – almost.
Random was three now and Dawn was almost two.
The rabbits were always last to get attention, since they almost always had some food and water.
On the other hand, Joan and Sean had been married almost thirty years and they got along well.
Someone has been visiting Alex at the hospital almost every day.
It was time to talk to someone, but the idea of talking to a councilor was almost as uncomfortable as talking to no one.
Death was almost seven feet tall, built more solid than a tree trunk with hair and eyes darker than a moonless night.
At under six feet tall, Logan was still almost half a foot taller than she was.
Deidre almost dropped her breakfast.
His strength was the kind she could almost imagine herself melting into.
He strode through a curtained doorway in the corner and down a long hallway almost too narrow for either of them to fit.
The way his touch made her feel, she almost believed it herself.
A stir of warm magic, and she opened her eyes, almost screaming again at the cave yawning open in front of her.
As sweet as she is, I almost wish I'd given her something a little less lethal.
For a moment, Gabe almost thought he cared for his sons.
After sobbing herself to sleep, she was almost too tired to appreciate the fact he was alive.
Deidre drank her coffee in silence, feeling Wynn's gaze and unwilling to look at him after almost admitting to the plan.
Deidre almost understood why the portals brought her wherever this was.
Angels almost made sense.
Deidre wanted to flee and never return, but she nodded at the young woman who almost seemed normal.
What form that took was almost always of her determination.
There was a flicker of warmth in his gaze as he teased Katie, and he almost seemed approachable without the bulky trench coat lined with weapons.
She couldn't return to her apartment, and her savings were almost gone.
She almost believed Katie's words about Gabriel always loving her.
As it was, it was almost familiar.
I almost ran when I saw her.
He almost felt sorry for her.
Do what the demon says and almost have a fifty percent chance of surviving.
Her courage almost gave out at the idea of walking into the devil's personal hangout.
It took him almost two weeks, but he'd figured out that Deidre was nothing like his ex-lover.
She'd lived there for four years --almost as long as the kid had been alive.
Almost everything looks normal.
She felt almost human again after the drama of her week.
Lankha's voice was almost sing-song.
Not sure what'll come first, though Rhyn there has almost broken through his cage twice now.
She almost cried in relief.
She almost lost her stomach at the innocent question from the middle-aged matriarch of the bed and breakfast.
She wrapped the scarf around her neck and almost felt normal.
In daylight, he was almost approachable.
Almost succeeded in destroying the world.
It was almost two in the morning.
His silver eyes opened, glowing almost crazed in the night.
She'd almost died to save him.
He'd almost died many times, and in many cases, for the sake of his brothers.
Did you really almost annihilate the human race?
Her gaze went to Rhyn, who looked almost amused again, then back.
Katie almost smiled at his fallen face as the stern voice of the Amazonian-size woman before them.
She almost felt normal.
She was scared to turn around, almost as if afraid he'd be passing out his phone number to every lithe, beautiful Amazonian they passed.
She almost felt normal in the jeans and light sweater.
Almost immediately she wished he.d let her fall off the cliff.
I.ve done almost everything you asked me to the past few weeks.
The woman was small and pale with eyes so dull, she seemed almost lifeless.
She whirled and sprayed him with the perfume, wildly aiming for his face and almost gagging at the scent.
It shouldn't have taken almost losing him for her to realize how vulnerable he was.
He was almost done when the burst of coolness awoke her, and she looked down to see him smoothing the skin around her faded wound.
You almost ruined my life once.
A sense of desperation almost took her strength away.
For the first time since meeting him, she almost preferred to deal with Kris.
He.d never felt like panicking in his life but in that moment, he almost did.
His heart almost stopped at the grim note in Kris.s voice.
The conversation was almost too serious for her muddled thoughts to follow.
The emotions were almost imperceptible, and it had taken her a long time of studying him to read him.
Evelyn had almost laughed when Lishana's eyebrows shot up in response gave but loved Romas so much more for understanding Kiera well enough to defend her.
Kiera almost missed it as she thought of where the cats had been placed.
She pressed herself against the door, almost wishing Romas would discover them.
This wasn't planned, and her appearance was almost too late.
The game consisted almost entirely of strategy, and it was dark outside before she realized how long she'd been at it.
A'Ran almost echoed her movement.
Yet her naiveté was almost too much for him to bear.
Almost unable to believe she'd survived, she stared for a long moment, pushed the door open, and tumbled onto the ground.
I almost died a million times over, and if I didn't know how to enable the shields on the escape pod, I would have burned up in the atmosphere, and if that didn't kill me, then hitting the planet-- He held up a hand, planting it across her mouth when she refused to stop.
She almost slapped herself when she realized how simple it was.
They'd been right to use force over reason with the Council, a lesson he'd learned almost too late.
She could almost see him thinking.
Then she added, almost to herself, I'll have to make some arrangements.
She had pulled her long auburn hair high on her head, making her appear taller and almost regal in spite of the simple lines of the garment, and the plainness of her features.
I can almost feel her presence.
Cynthia gently prodded the woman until Edith Shipton began to relate her story, speaking in almost a monotone.
He turned his back to the stairs and spoke in almost a whisper.
I was a hundred percent truthful—same as always, almost.
She said almost nothing.
There isn't even a building almost to Silverton!
Cynthia took up a pencil and paper again and began listing the different letters but almost as soon as they'd begun, they were interrupted by a soft knock on the door.
However, as there was almost no break between words, they could never be sure the double characters were in the same words and not the beginning and ending of different words or sentences.
It was almost twenty-four hours before Shipton and Donnie got back to civilization, with the kid's body.
As much and as often as Annie wrote, the letters and numbers must have almost become a second language to her.
The rising winter sun made the heavy clothing almost unnecessary.
Easy as walking upstairs, almost.
At this spot, a bridge spanning the Uncompahgre River bisected the two main climbing sections that extended almost a mile.
It looked almost uncirculated.
She added, almost in a whisper, That's why I suggested Claire give the smaller denominations to Mr. O'Connor.
Edith at first looked shocked, but almost at once, her face melted to a resigned look—a condemned maiden mounting the guillotine steps, Joan of Arc as the match ignited her pyre.
Ice climbing is more of a rush than women— almost!
She pretended so well to be interested in the recitation of the saga that he almost believed she was becoming a fan.
Before Dean could answer, there was an almost inaudible knock at the door.
A breath of almost spring-like weather assailed him.
As he peddled downhill toward Ridgway, he could see the east side of the valley, exposed to the southern sun, had melted nearly clear of snow while across the valley, draped in shadow most of the day, the western slope retained almost all its recent covering.
Gladys Turnbull, almost forgotten in the corner, spoke up for the first time.
Sarah enjoyed watching him play almost as much as listening.
Sarah almost started to press the issue, but thought better of it.
Hell yeah, that boy almost punched me for you.
She smelled human, real human, almost beyond human.
He heard an almost imperceptible chuckle.
Jackson felt that surge again and almost forgot what he was doing.
Yeah, after I almost killed her.
Almost only counts in horseshoes.
She was surprising him at almost every turn.
She almost protested, but remembered this morning's reticence.
He almost protested, but thought she might want control of when to leave, so let it be.
Almost as if it was meant to be.
Jackson smiled, remembering how she had almost polished off the prime rib.
It's so beautiful, almost haunting.
I almost did, but when I looked into your eyes, I wanted to stay there.
Jackson waited until the hall had almost cleared before making his way to the stage.
She grabbed his hands and squeezed so hard he almost fell to his knees.
She looked nothing like herself, almost primal.
They had almost finished their drinks when the pretty bartender leaned over, a little closer than necessary, displaying her ample cleavage.
Jackson almost pressed her to stay again, but did not wish their night to be ruined by an argument.
He almost nodded off, but a noise outside alerted him.
The portrait still looked like the child, yet he was almost handsome.
According to Katie's letter, kidding season was almost on them and they were getting the barn ready.
The bronze features were smooth and perfectly formed - almost too perfect, and yet, not effeminate.
He had even footed the bill for their almost wedding.
There were a dozen such places, and the snow had melted over part of the rocky areas, making tracking almost impossible.
Well, visiting time is almost over.
It's almost milking time again.
I almost forgot about it until you started talking about the horse ranch.
Warmth flooded her entire body so quickly that it was almost painful.
She almost wished Katie had never said anything.
Almost, but Katie wouldn't have said anything unless she considered it to be extremely important.
He was with Carmen almost every minute he was in the state.
She's almost a year old.
She almost forgot her microcomputer and snagged it as she strode to the door.
His clothing was pressed and his appearance spry despite his almost sixty years.
Lana almost sighed in relief.
Yeah. And we're almost out of supplies.
We can maintain the systems from here, but almost everyone has fled west.
Her heart soared, and she almost cried out at being rescued.
Memories of almost being raped, of Brady killing someone in front of her … Her chest seized, and she dropped to her knees.
They said he'd been a basket case for almost two months by the time he jumped.
For once, she almost understood Brady's ability to kill without regret.
Instead, she found herself recalling what almost happened.
The thought of him almost crippled her.
She could almost pretend nothing occurred.
Unaccustomed to the weight of the rucksack on her back, she almost toppled over at the first step of the stairwell and caught the banister with both hands.
His grandfather had an almost subservient relationship to Tim's, but Brady had left the shadows on many occasions to remind Tim of what really mattered when the politician's ego started to get the best of him.
He had too much respect for her and Tim to make her a mistress when he almost felt compelled to make her something more.
Brady almost sighed in relief.
Felt like a missile almost grazed us.
She'd watched the laser missiles fall around her micro for almost an hour.
Lana almost uttered a cry of surprise, astonished he'd survived the missiles.
Katie chuckled, and he was almost relieved at the sight of her smile. Her features had grown paler and gaunter under his watch. He feared the underworld would sink her spirit, too. One of them had to have some sort of hope they'd make it out alive.
I almost believed we had half a chance.
His shove almost drove her to her knees again. She steadied herself and looked up in time to see him disappear into the jungle. Fear made her heart pound. The strange path he'd been following appeared ahead of her, revealing itself only a few steps at a time. She started at a walk and quickened to a jog, making sure the path wouldn't close and trip her. The path kept up with her, and she ran.
He called another portal and strode through it to the house of the one brother he'd come to almost trust. Kiki's feet were propped on a cast iron table while he gazed intently at the screen of his trusty iPad.
I'm almost full grown.
I can almost pull a portal, with someone's help.
Katie almost laughed at the oddity of his words. He didn't seem to be joking, but she couldn't see his face to tell one way or another.
Katie almost protested his abrupt dismissal then rolled so her back was to the fire. Something was really off about Gabe. She fingered the gems on the new necklace.
The guise had been almost perfect, except for Ully's hands, which had been bony with sharpened nails rather than Ully's human hands.
Rhyn grunted and rolled onto his stomach. The stone floor beneath him was cool but not cool enough to soothe the hot fury of his magic. The effects of whatever Toby had injected into him were almost gone.
I don't know what they want with Katie, but it's been almost two days.
Toby felt almost as distraught at having to stay in the cell while his human was lost in the underworld. Not that he didn't trust Rhyn or Gabe, just that, he might be able to find her first.
I couldn't get to my demon powers until you almost killed me.
You are totally justified saying that. I almost killed you.
Katie rolled onto her stomach, almost too tired to get up. The sky and jungle were growing dark. Through the bramble, she saw the marble palace. Death's palace. Katie's heart beat harder as she looked at her destination, not at all certain this was where she should've gone but not knowing where else to go.
Rhyn could almost see him thinking. In the end, Kris said nothing else, and Rhyn shook his head. For the first time, he'd tried to reason with Kris. He'd never do it again.
We're almost done exterminating the castle. I can send some help your way.
We're still working with Hannah. She's in denial about everything. I almost pity the girl.
I had been to almost all of them.
Ivy looked at Lara, almost like she was looking for permission.
He asked the question almost gleefully.
He was almost as bad as Jackie.
Byrne disappeared on May fourth, almost two weeks earlier.
Fred asked in almost a whisper.