That same poll shows Romney narrowly beating Obama in a head-to-head matchup, while Gingrich would lose 37 percent to 53 percent.
The pro-Israel camp faults him for focusing too narrowly on the settlements issue.
What binds Americans as Americans is not some narrowly conceived ethnic identity but an affinity to an idea.
A key principle of just-war theory is the principle of discrimination: You should tailor your violence as narrowly as possible.
The WWTW team was 'narrowly missed' by an avalanche, and missed two rockfalls by 'no more than three minutes'.
I remained silent, of course, but I watched them narrowly and came to the conclusion that they saw nothing amiss.
The shot fired by the Slugger had gone wide, narrowly missing him.
When this conviction was thoroughly established, I was most narrowly watched in all my movements.
It was charred at one corner as if at some moment it had narrowly escaped the flames.
Bambrick entertained the same idea also, I suspected, and I was glad to see that he watched him narrowly.
Old English nearu "narrow, constricted, limited; petty; causing difficulty, oppressive; strict, severe," from West Germanic *narwaz "narrowness" (cf. Frisian nar, Old Saxon naru, Middle Dutch nare, Dutch naar); not found in other Germanic languages and of unknown origin. The narrow seas (c.1400) were the waters between Great Britain and the continent and Ireland. Related: Narrowness.
Old English nearwian "to force in, cramp, confine; become smaller, shrink;" see narrow (adj.). Related: Narrowed; narrowing.
c.1200, nearewe "narrow part, place, or thing," from narrow (adj.). Old English nearu (n.) meant "danger, distress, difficulty," also "prison, hiding place."