just this side of


just this side of
(just) this side of (something) almost but not quite the quality mentioned.

He was just this side of being bubbly when I spoke to him.


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  • just this side of something — (just) this side of (something) almost but not quite the quality mentioned. He was just this side of being bubbly when I spoke to him …   New idioms dictionary

  • this side of — 1. Between here and (somewhere specified) 2. Short of • • • Main Entry: ↑side * * * 1) before (a particular time, date, or event) this side of midnight ■ yet to reach (a particular age) I m this side of forty five 2) …   Useful english dictionary

  • this side of something — (just) this side of (something) almost but not quite the quality mentioned. He was just this side of being bubbly when I spoke to him …   New idioms dictionary

  • this side of — (just) this side of (something) almost but not quite the quality mentioned. He was just this side of being bubbly when I spoke to him …   New idioms dictionary

  • this side of — phrasal short of ; almost < an attitude just this side of scandalous > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • This Side of Paradise (Star Trek) — NOTOC ST episode name = This Side of Paradise Spock experiences love series = TOS ep num = 24 prod num = 025 remas. num = 40 date = March 2 1967 writer = D.C. Fontana story by D.C. Fontana Nathan Butler (pseudonym of Jerry Sohl) director = Ralph… …   Wikipedia

  • This Side of Paradise (Nigel Parry album) — Infobox Album | Name = This Side of Paradise Type = Live Album Artist = Nigel Parry Released = 2001 Recorded = Hair of the Dog and Black Dog Coffee Bars, Saint Paul, Minnesota; Ramallah, West Bank Genre = Folk/World Length = 1:00:18 Label =… …   Wikipedia

  • this - that — This and that are used as determiners or pronouns. The plural form of this is these. The plural form of that is those. See entries at ↑ this these and ↑ that those. This entry deals with the similarities and differences between the ways in which… …   Useful english dictionary

  • side — 1 /saId/ noun (C) PLACE/AREA/POSITION 1 PART OF AN AREA one of the two areas that are on either the left or the right of an imaginary line, or on either the left or the right of a border, wall, river etc: Drive on the left hand side of the road.… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • side — side1 [ saıd ] noun *** ▸ 1 area of larger area, etc. ▸ 2 surface/edge/left/right ▸ 3 aspect of situation etc. ▸ 4 position in argument ▸ 5 part of family ▸ 6 additional food ▸ 7 one of opposing groups ▸ 8 television channel ▸ 9 proud attitude ▸… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English