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next to impossible/useless etc

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnext to impossible/useless etcnext to impossible/useless etcalmost impossible, useless etc This crossword puzzle is next to impossible. next to
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next to impossible/useless etcAs a waterproof it was next to useless.But counting the dead is next to impossible.Buying such a processor for less than $ 400 is next to impossible.In the early months, this restraint was next to impossible for them to achieve.Further, genuine educational change in these settings is next to impossible given the logistical difficulty of just getting the staff together.But he quickly learned that at his age it was next to impossible to find a professional job in San Francisco.
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