Idiom: next to
Idiom: next to
- almost, nearly; practically
- in comparison with (compared to)
- following in order or degree
Note: We also know that next to means something is beside something else or physically to the side of something. (e.g., I parked my car next to a black Ferrari.)
almost, nearly; practically:
in comparison with (compared to)
- Uh-oh, the next few days will be difficult. I have next to nothing in my bank account and don’t get paid for another week.
- The traffic was so bad it took us next to two hours to drive three miles.
- You'll need next to a 3.5 grade point average to get into that university.
- We saw next to 10 bears during our hikes this summer.
- Becoming a professional athlete is next to impossible so my backup plan is accounting.
- I knew next to nothing about making videos when I first started posting on YouTube but now I have 350,000 subscribers.
- Well, yeah, next to my Aunt Bertha, everyone looks like a super model.
- Sorry, nothing is important next to my two dogs.
- Next to you, I'm a genius in math.
following in order or degree of importance
- Next to shopping, my favorite hobby is reading fashion magazines.
- Next to Italian food, we also love Japanese cuisine and sushi.
- Next to eating well, getting 7-8 hours of sleep is vital for your health.
- just about
- pretty much
- within an ace of doing something
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