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Meaning of "as near as damn it" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AS NEAR AS DAMN IT

as near as damn it play
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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AS NEAR AS DAMN IT

as hell
as how
as if
as is
as it were
as large as life
AS level
as likely as not
as long as
as much
as often as not
as old as the hills
as one man
as opposed to sth
as per
as per usual
as regards
as right as a trivet
as soon as
as straight as a die

WORDS THAT END LIKE AS NEAR AS DAMN IT

have one´s heart in it
in it
not to put too fine a point on it
nothing in it
put a sock in it
put one´s foot in it
queen it
rub someone´s nose in it
shake on it
sleep on it
step on it
that´s torn it

Synonyms and antonyms of as near as damn it in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «as near as damn it» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AS NEAR AS DAMN IT

Find out the translation of as near as damn it to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of as near as damn it from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «as near as damn it» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

尽可能接近该死
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tan cerca como sea , maldita sea
570 millions of speakers

English

as near as damn it
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

के रूप में निकट अरे रूप
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أقرب ما اللعنة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

так близко, как блин
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

tão perto quanto caramba
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

যত তাড়াতাড়ি এটি অভিশপ্ত হিসাবে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

aussi près que bon sang
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Seperti dekat dengannya
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

so nahe wie verdammt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

近畜生のように
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

의 근처 젠장 로
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Minangka cedhak minangka peduli
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

như gần như damn it
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அது சரி என அருகில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

तितक्याच जवळ आहे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kahretsin gibi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

il più vicino damn it
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

tak blisko, jak to szlag
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

так близько, як млинець
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cât mai aproape , la naiba
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

όσο πιο κοντά γαμώτο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

so naby as verdoem dit
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

så nära som fan
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

så nær som faen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of as near as damn it

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AS NEAR AS DAMN IT»

The term «as near as damn it» is regularly used and occupies the 84.936 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AS NEAR AS DAMN IT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about as near as damn it

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AS NEAR AS DAMN IT»

Discover the use of as near as damn it in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to as near as damn it and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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An Asperger Dictionary of Everyday Expressions: Second Edition
Note that AS NEAR AS DAMN IT / 19 most phrases containing 'arse' can substitute ass.*** Arse about face Back to front.*** Arse from their elbow See don't lenow their arse from their elbow Arse licking Means the same as ass licking Arse over ...
Ian Stuart-Hamilton, 2006
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Chambers concise dictionary
as near as damn it see under near, be damned if one will do something colloq to refuse to do it. damn all colloq nothing at all damn someone or something with faint praise to praise them or it so unenthusiastically as to seem disapproving, not  ...
Ian Brookes, 2004
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A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English
C.20. (F. Grierson, Mystery in Red, 1931.) l.e., as near as damn it! is to 'real' swearing. damn'. Damned: coll.: late C.18-20. Cf. damn the..., q.v., and see damned. damn, not be worth or care a. The form and etymology preferred by the OED: see ...
Eric Partridge, 2006
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Dictionary of Idioms
NEAR 1 As near as damn it Almost exactly, but not quite; very nearly: > The hall was full, as near as damn it. Also spelt As near as dammit. 2 Nowhere near see Anything 3. NECESSARILY Not necessarily Possibly, but not definitely: > 'Will ...
Martin H Manser, 2006
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Glouc. As much use of it as a toad has of a side pocket. It may mean anything unnecessary. As mute as a mouse. As natural as hooping to owls. . It do come as nat'ral as hooping do to owls.' — Robertson, Oloas. co. Glouc. As near as damn it.
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A list of words and phrases in every-day use by the natives ...
Robertson, Gloss. co. Glouc. As near as damn it. As near as fourponce to a groat. As near as two ha'pennies for a penny. As neat as uinepence. As old as Adam or Methuselah. The former refers to FOLK-PHRASES OF FOUR COUNTIES. 9.
Francis Milnes Temple Palgrave, 1896
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A glossary of words and phrases used in S. E. ...
It do come as nat'ral as hooping do to owls.' — Robertson, Gloss, co. Glouc. As near as damn it. As near as fourpeuce to a groat. As near as two ha'pennies for a penny. As neat as ninepence. Glouc. As old as Adam or Methuselah. The former  ...
‎1894
8
Diccionari UB: anglès-català
... but it was a near thing • ha guanyat la carrera pels pels -$as near as damn it BrE col-loq si fa no fa: the repairs will cost 500 pounds, as near as damn it • la reparacio costara si fa no fa 500 lliures -$near enough BrE col-loq mes o menys: it's ...
‎2008
9
Zen Comes West: The Present and Future of Zen Buddhism in ...
You will have ceased to be for a while and that is Zen — or as near as damn it, as our old gardener used to say. Incidentally, the exercise will make you happy again, but not with happiness . . . Yours choralically, LETTER 28 To Members of the ...
Christmas Humphreys, 1994
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The Ethics of Human Rights: Contested Doctrinal and Moral Issues
in different contexts and using different terminology. Hence his claim of synonymity (or “as near as damn it,” as he says, when one has taken into account the differences of context and idiom) between human natural rights and human rights.73 ...
Esther D. Reed, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AS NEAR AS DAMN IT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term as near as damn it is used in the context of the following news items.
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Bournemouth tell Eddie Howe he has a job for life at the club
"With us he has pretty much carte blanche or as near as damn it about how the club is run and what players we sign - he is practically on the ... «Daily Star, Apr 15»
2
Steve Bell on 'weaponised Boris Johnson' – cartoon
May be you cant call it murder but its as near as damn it. Reply | Pick ... May be you cant call it murder but its as near as damn it." Three words ... «The Guardian, Apr 15»
3
Town Centre Securities kicks ambitious expansion plans into gear
“It's as near as damn it fully let. We're collecting more rent from it than we've ever collected before, it's busier and there are more people visiting ... «Property Week, Mar 15»
4
PMQs Sketch: Cameron is more slippery than a jellyfish emerging …
Or as near as damn it. The government has spared hedge funds from the duty payable on share dealings which is levied on all other financial ... «Spectator.co.uk, Feb 15»
5
Stoke City 2 West Brom 0 talking points: Steven Nzonzi coming of age
As near as damn it, anyway. That is 22 wins, 10 draws and only three defeats since 1989 against their oldest rivals.It is an incredible record and ... «Stoke Sentinel, Dec 14»
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Tony Hadley: 'To be honest, life is mental'
The new solo album is as near as damn it finished, but I have put that on hold because Spandau Ballet's Greatest Hits is coming out with three ... «Nottingham Post, Oct 14»
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Summertime Laughs
... but the comedy climate is hot with lots of events where you can get your giggles either in an al fresco setting or as near as damn it – in a tent. «The Stage, Jul 14»
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The British jobs miracle
Since the coalition came in, after three year of UK born and non-UK born employees tracking each other as near as damn it, the gap has ... «Spectator.co.uk, Mar 14»
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Liverpool fans set their sights on the Premier League title after …
4 pts off the top, with a game in hand, as near as damn it secure in 4th, could this season get any better?" "We had our hands clamped around ... «Irish Mirror, Mar 14»
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Mark Watson Richard Herring Issy Sutty Henning Wehn Bristol …
And while tonight's gig at Bristol Comedy Garden may not be standing room only, it's as near as damn it…and for a venue this size, that ... «Guide2Bristol, Jul 13»

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