We very 'nearly' missed the plane. [=we came very close to missing the plane]
There's 'not nearly' enough flour for a cake here.
It's 'not nearly' as late as I thought it was.
(..) The blade is folded steel. That's gold filigree laid into the handle. If I may. Perfectly balanced. The tang is nearly the full width of the blade. Impressive. Very impressive. Now, now. Commodore Norrington is going (..)2003 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl