But as Justice Ginsberg said last month, “there is no need for us to rush,” with near unanimity among lower courts.
With relish, she gave the example of La Bonne Soupe, a restaurant in Manhattan near where we were sitting.
What can be a monologue about class and social-climbing to women can be near gibberish to men.
The White House has now proposed a plan to raise taxes immediately and work out spending cuts in the near future.
Whenever I see Kathryn Bigelow I always bug her about near Dark stories.
You will remember meeting him near the river—in the Adelphi!'
And then by a street sign she saw that she was near the home of Philippe.
He was so near the door that to step out and step in again was the work of a second.
"I knew he'd plunge," he said, taking the chair proffered him, near Shepler's desk.
Mr Lambert comes into his dinner at half after one o'clock; it is near that now.
Old English near "closer, nearer," comparative of neah, neh"nigh." Influenced by Old Norse naer "near," it came to be used as a positive form mid-13c., and new comparative nearer developed 1500s (see nigh). As an adjective from c.1300. Originally an adverb but now supplanted in most such senses by nearly; it has in turn supplanted correct nigh as an adjective. Related: Nearness. In near and dear (1620s) it refers to nearness of kinship. Near East first attested 1891, in Kipling. Near beer "low-alcoholic brew" is from 1908.
"to draw near," 1510s, from near (adv.). Related: Neared; nearing.