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anywhere

adverb
     
an‧y‧where S1 W3 also anyplace American English
1 in or to any place:
Sit anywhere you like.
You can buy clothes like these anywhere.
I don't want to live in London, but I'd be happy living anywhere else.
2 used in questions to mean 'somewhere':
Do you need anywhere to stay for the night?
Did you go anywhere exotic on vacation this year?
Have you been anywhere else in Spain?
3 used in negative sentences to mean no place:
I can't find my passport anywhere.
4

not anywhere near

a) not at all near:
I wasn't anywhere near him when he fell.
b) not at all:
I don't think these figures are anywhere near accurate.
5

anywhere between one and ten/anywhere from one to ten etc

used to mean any age, number, amount etc between the ones that you say:
She could have been anywhere between 45 and 60 years of age.
We can accommodate anywhere between 60 to 300 people.
6

not get anywhere

informal to not be successful at all:
You won't get anywhere without qualifications.
7

not get somebody anywhere

informal if something does not get you anywhere, it does not change a situation or help you to achieve something:
You can try writing to complain, but I don't think it will get you anywhere.
8

not be going anywhere

informal to not be achieving success in your life:
He's a nice enough lad, but he's not going anywhere.

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