almost 义务阶段1500 全国卷频次:45
Almost every grandparent wants to be with his or her grandchildren.
Street sales were almost unknown.
almost all 几乎处处
幾乎,差不多Most hosts are hostile to the foremost ghost hostage almost to the utmost.大多數主人對最前面的幽靈人質的敵對態度幾乎到了極頂.
SYN nearly :
I like almost all of them.
It’s a mistake they almost always make.
The story is almost certainly false.
It’s almost time to go.
Dinner’s almost ready.
He slipped and almost fell.
Their house is almost opposite ours.
They’ll eat almost anything.
Almost no one (= hardly anyone) believed him.
nearly, but not completely or not quite 几乎，差不多
Have you almost finished?
Supper’s almost ready.
It was almost midnight.
Almost nothing was done to improve the situation.
The story is almost certainly true.
He’s almost as old as I am.
Marsha visits her son almost every day.
Origin almost Old English ealmæst, from eall “all” + mæst “mostly”
1.ADV 副词几乎；差不多 You use almost to indicate that something is not completely the case but is nearly the case.
The couple had been dating for almost three years…
Storms have been hitting almost all of Britain recently…
The effect is almost impossible to describe…
He was almost as tall as Pete, but skinnier…
The arrested man will almost certainly be kept at this police station…
He contracted Spanish flu, which almost killed him.
: only a little less than : nearly几乎；差不多
We’re almost finished.
Analysts predict that rates will rise by almost 40 percent.
Goats will eat almost anything.
He mentioned the prize almost as an afterthought. [=mentioned it in a way that made it seem like an afterthought] 他几乎事后才提起这个奖。
She’s almost always late.
in almost all cases = in almost every case
I have almost no [=hardly any] money.
She almost never [=hardly ever] misses a game.
There’s almost nothing [=hardly anything] in the fridge.