Is it “I nearly lost everything” or, “I lost nearly everything “?

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    3 months ago
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    Both can have different meanings.

    "I nearly lost everything" implies that you ALMOST lost everything, but depending on the scenario you might not have lost anything at all..it was just a close call. 

    "I lost nearly everything" implies that you in fact DID suffer a loss.

  • 3 months ago

    either one sounds okay

  • 3 months ago

    lol id use both  .but i think if you say i almost lost everything ,it may sound better 

  • 3 months ago

    They mean different  things. 

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