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100 examples:

Are we almost there?

Are you almost ready?

Did you know that Tom almost married Mary?

Do you see that cloud that almost looks like a camel?

Do you see yonder cloud that’s almost in shape of a camel?

Aren't you excited that Anki is almost ready to update to a stable version 1.2?

With all the kerfuffle since this morning I'd almost forgotten but we've still got the problem of the club members haven't we?

Yeah, I love being famous. It's almost like being white, y'know?
(Chris Rock)

Did we almost lose Bono?
(CNN - Entertainment, )

Which player was almost faultless?
(BBC Sport - Football, )

But is the worst almost over for Apple?
(CNN - World Business, )

Did the feature almost become a reality?
(CNET News - Business Tech, )

But is his time in the West Wing almost up?
(BBC News - World News, )

Is the long wait almost over for Adele fans?
(The Vancouver Sun - Entertainment/Arts, )

You know what I hate almost more than cancer?
(Fox News - Health, )

Whom did Kanye almost interrupt at the Grammys?
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Can they finally end almost half a century of hurt?
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Need some consolation now that summer is almost over?
(NBC Today, )

The Ashes is almost upon us, but what is it all about?
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Why is it some people seem to be liked by almost everyone?
(NBC Today, )

Is it a good thing retailers know almost everything about you?
(BBC News - Business, )

Euro 2016 is almost over - but who have been the best players?
(BBC Sport - Football, )

Why do we find it almost impossible to open bottles and packaging?
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

So, what is prognosis now with the latest earnings almost upon us?
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Dreamworks' 'All Hail King Julien' says: "Is it almost midnight yet?
(The Hollywood Reporter - TV, )

For that matter, what do you need to do to reach almost any pinnacle?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

How does it feel to release an album for the first time in almost 15 years?
(CNN - Entertainment, )

Father’s Day is almost here — what are you cooking for Dad this weekend?
(The Vancouver Sun - Food, )

What was the US Air Force's X-37B doing during its almost two years in orbit?
(BBC News - World News, )

Would almost drowning with your colleagues help you become a better team player?
(CNBC, )

What is it about the sight of an infant that makes almost everyone crack a smile?
(Science Daily - News, )

Almost a billion dollars and we still can't trade Pokémon? What is Niantic doing?
(Ryan Whitwam, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/ryanwhitwam/ in Forbes - Technology, )

Ever wondered what an almost life-size cake version of Johnny Depp would look like?
(Jenn Harris in Los Angeles Times - Daily Dish, )

It's almost 2016 -- what better time to make some financial changes for the better?
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

How did they get to the point where a conference final was almost a matter of routine?
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

Is it still a wardrobe malfunction if almost no wardrobe is involved in the malfunction?
(Christie D'Zurilla in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Why did anti-matter disappear almost completely from our universe, whereas matter did not?
(Science Daily - News, )

What CEO wouldn't love having a stock that's gained almost 300% since the start of the year?
(Forbes - Technology, )

Rail firms handle passenger complaints almost as badly as they did a decade ago, says Which?
(BBC News - Business, )

What could we do to almost guarantee that we would succeed with our New Year’s Resolutions?
(Forbes - Business, )

What should we focus on learning in an age where almost all information is at your fingertips?
(Forbes - Education, )

How did he produce an almost carbon copy of his old company without warning flags being raised?
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Technology has permeated almost every part of our lives, so why should beauty be any different?
(NBC Today, )

Are you one of those football fans that has an almost encyclopedic memory of footballer careers?
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

What's behind the first recorded drop in visitor figures to major UK museums in almost a decade?
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

Form almost held in all three Derby preps...but in the Fountain of Youth, did the best horse win?
(Forbes - Business, )

The government shutdown is almost over and a debt deal may be reached, but what's the market fallout?
(Forbes - Business, )

How is this possible in a sport rolling in revenue with an average salary of almost $2 million a year?
(Forbes - Business, )

Is the country better off than it was almost eight years when President Barack Obama first took office?
(NBC News, )

The Hamilton goalkeeper kept Germany out almost single-handed but did anyone else come close to his performance?
(James Mariner in The Independent - Football, )

After almost two years in orbit, the X-37B Orbit Test Vehicle has returned to Earth - but what has it been doing?
(BBC News - Technology, )

Just what exactly powers James Franco, the seemingly unstoppable actor, academic and almost everything in between?
(Steven Zeitchik in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Are Mr Hunt and Co trying to suggest that almost a third of the population are disgusting, divisive and un-British?
(Daily Mail - News, )

A hung parliament is almost the only likely result of Election 2015. Will Conservatives form a coalition with Ukip?
(Michael Wilkinson in The Telegraph - Politics, )

Ever notice how a dried coffee stain has a thicker outer rim, while the middle of the stain remains almost unsoiled?
(Science Daily - News, )

How, in a market already crowded with almost 300 B.C. wineries, could it make its new line stand out on the shelves?
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

The former No. 1 draft pick waited almost five years to make his major league debut, and then when it finally happened?
(Los Angeles Times - All The Rage, )

Overcrowding and poor value for money among issues raised by the poll of almost 7,000 travellers by consumer group Which?
(Matthew Moore in The Independent - U.K. News, )

Almost half of 50-65 year olds don't know what the full rate of the new state pension is, according to research by Which?
(Hazel Sheffield in The Independent - Business, )

But, almost two decades after her death, how much progress has been made in the worldwide fight against leftover munitions?
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

What's the use, entrepreneurs wonder, if their brand will be yesterday's news almost as soon as they've started building it?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Faced with almost identical handsets after months of use,, which of the two would I pick up as my regular day-to-day handset?
(Forbes - Technology, )

Almost three hours into HTC's annual shareholders' meeting Thursday, investors still didn't let up: Where are the free phones?
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

What now for Gareth Bale and Real Madrid after their Champions League exit leaves them almost certainly trophyless this season?
(BBC Sport - Football, )

Almost everything at this "Japanese variety wonderland" is $2.80. But how does it compare to Australia's other discount chains?
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane is almost the same age as the English Premier League, but how well does he know EPL trivia?
(CNN - World Sport, )

Social media has become ingrained into almost every area of our life, but should you really be Facebook friends with your doctor?
(Science Daily - News, )

It's almost Oct. 11. Do you know how your monthly Windows 8, and Server 2008 and 2012 monthly patch rollups are going to work?
(ZDNet US, )

Facebook experimented with almost 700,000 user emotions in a week long experiment in January 2012. So why is the Internet so upset?
(ZDNet US, )

Where in the world would the disappearance of more than 240 schoolgirls have been ignored by the world's press for almost two weeks?
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Is it true that the biggest index fund company in the world, Vanguard, almost didn't launch Index Funds when it was still a startup?
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

So why then would you want to connect an external camera camera to your iPhone - one which costs almost as much as the phone itself?
(Forbes - Technology, )

With almost 80 companies trying to crack the code when it comes to online mattress sales, what are the strategies and metrics for success?
(Brad Auerbach, Contributor https://www.forbes.com/sites/bradauerbach/ in Forbes - Business, )

Is it wrong to be almost giddy about the latest episode of "The Strain," FX's hit summer thriller from creature creator Guillermo del Toro?
(T.L. Stanley in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

So, do you think the guy who arrived amid such low expectations — and, let’s face it, almost zero name recognition — has proven his point?
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

It's the high-seas mystery that's confounded historians for almost 200 years: what happened to the famous French navigator Comte de La Pérouse?
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

When Amazon can sell almost anything, deliver it on the same day, and for less money than you can find it elsewhere, what is the role of the store?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Almost every child in the United States plays video games—91% of children ages -17, according to NPD. But how many kids make their own video games?
(Forbes - Education, )

There were almost 50,000 French men, women and children in the steepling, ultra-modern Grand Stade in Lille on Friday night, and who were they cheering?
(The Independent - Sport, )

After almost a decade away from the upper reaches of the American charts, has the time finally come for Sean Paul to send his own music back to the top?
(Hugh McIntyre, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/hughmcintyre/ in Forbes - Business, )

Almost 15 years ago, I bought shares in Score One Inc through broker Pacific Continental, now I've been told they're worth £80,000 - what is my position?
(Daily Mail - Money, )

The cost to local councils of so-called "paupers' funerals" has risen by almost 30% - so why are they footing the bill for more and more of the ceremonies?
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Considering that the Nintendo Switch is almost upon us and the PS4 has a growing library of games, can the games industry really support Microsoft’s Scorpio?
(Ollie Barder, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/olliebarder/ in Forbes - Technology, )

And if there is, does it exist only in retrospect, as a marker in the "golden" past against which artists are measured and, almost by definition, found wanting?
(Sydney Morning Herald - Entertainment, )

Last year we spent £91.4 million on them, an increase of almost 14 per cent since 2011. But is it worth spending more are the cheaper ones good value for money?
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

With prices rising by almost 700 per cent in the past decade alone, there are few better investments than a 1973 Porsche 911 RS. But what are they like to drive?
(Chris Stone and Rebecca Jackson in The Telegraph - Motoring, )

Marriage is difficult but so important says SARAH VINE and isn't it funny how Amanda Holden's (pictured) 43-year-old derrière is almost as smooth as her forehead?
(Daily Mail - News, )

What underlying biological mechanisms account for our seemingly instant, almost unconscious ability to determine how attractive (or repulsive) a particular smell is?
(Science Daily - News, )

Could the start-up staff of the Banking Standards Board be sending a subliminal message of how to make wayward bankers – who are almost always men – behave better?
(The Independent - People, )

How come the Department for International Development splurged almost £100million a day to meet budget while the NHS, schools and armed forces are scrimping and saving?
(Daily Mail - News, )

Also, can you really call it an “Almost Famous” tour if security guards are patrolling the aisles, making sure audience members don’t video- or audio-record the set?
(The Vancouver Sun - Entertainment/Arts, )

It was one of those ideas that sounded almost too simple: If you want to spread a pest-killing treatment on plants all through a greenhouse, why not get the bees to do it?
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

The League Cup semi-final again showed its power to entertain at Bramall Lane, but who were the heroes on a night that almost went to extra time for a second night running?
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Questions now abound for me: why were the teachers almost all single middle-aged men, why were the girl students never invited to dinner ... and was I being groomed for abuse?
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

It is almost beyond comprehension – how could British-born teenagers educated in British schools in British towns and cities be drawn to international jihad and Islamic State?
(Daily Mail - News, )

I want to buy a nearly-new car and need to have seven seats but I have discovered that almost all of the MPVs or SUV-style cars that I look at are diesel - what motor should I buy?
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Piracy of music is almost a non-issue any more, since who would bother with piracy when the music is available legally for free with a few commercials or for a low subscription fee?
(Forbes - Business, )

How come nurses wearing protective gear can catch Ebola from a patient, but health officials keep saying you almost certainly won't get it from someone sitting next to you on a plane?
(The Vancouver Sun - Health, )

Several months after the Bank of England slashed the base rate to 0.25 per cent and lenders are still cutting mortgage rates on almost a weekly basis - but how low can they really go?
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Today, after a successful phase 2 trial on a rare lung disease treatment, Arena Pharmaceuticals jumped almost 45% to just under $28. Should investors sell to lock in gains, or hold on?
(Ken Kam, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/kenkam/ in Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

Almost.

Almost three.

I almost won.

Almost there.

Almost always.

I almost died.

He almost died.

I almost cried.

I'm almost done.

It's almost six.

Tom almost died.

It's almost new!

You almost died.

I almost forgot.

I'm almost sure.

I almost did it.

I almost drowned.

It's almost late.

It's almost time.

It's almost over.

It almost worked.

Tom almost cried.

I'm almost broke.

I'm almost ready.

It's almost dark.

It's almost done.

It's almost 2:30.

I am almost ready

It's almost noon.

It was almost in!

I am almost ready.

I almost finished.

Tom almost choked.

Tom almost smiled.

We're almost home.

We're almost done.

We almost drowned.

It's almost empty.

It's almost ready.

It's almost 11:30.

I'm almost thirty.

I almost forgot it.

It is almost three.

We're almost there.

She almost drowned.

She almost fainted.

Tom almost drowned.

Tom almost fainted.

They almost got us.

You're almost done.

Tom almost laughed.

We're almost ready.

I'm almost through.

It's almost summer.

Tom is almost done.

I was almost right.

I've almost got it.

You're almost right.

I almost passed out.

It was almost funny.

They're almost here.

You're almost there.

They're almost done.

I'm almost finished.

I'm almost positive.

I almost called Tom.

Tom is almost there.

I almost kissed him.

I almost kissed her.

I almost cut myself.

I was almost killed.

We were almost done.

Tom is almost ready.

I almost got robbed.

I almost believe you.

He was almost asleep.

Almost everyone came.

Tom almost got fired.

It's almost finished.

Tom almost fell down.

I almost didn't come.

Tom is almost asleep.

Tom was almost blind.

You're almost thirty.

I'm almost done here.

You almost missed me.

You almost killed me.

It's almost rush hour.

I was almost in tears.

He was almost drowned.

She almost passed out.

Oh, you almost hit it.

Dinner's almost ready.

Summer is almost over.

I'm almost sure of it.

Your time's almost up.

We're almost finished.

Tom was almost killed.

That's almost correct.

Almost is not eaten.
(South African proverb)

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