She missed the first prize by a whisker.
I can just about reach the apple on the top branch.
I can just about reach the apples on the top branch.
The difference between her wages and yours is only fractional.
There is only a slight difference between us and a Buddha; we, too, have wisdom but it is yet to be opened.
I can just about reach the apple on the top branch
Rovelli's approach seems tantalisingly close to surmounting that obstacle.
The reforming zeal of Hollingsworth is only one step short of the madness of Rappaccini.
You are barely able to duck below the scythe blade but a few of your army members aren't so lucky.
The Texas legislature almost passed such a change last year; a version of it is likely to pass this year.