Definition of near or close to the mark in English:
Almost accurate: to say he was their legal adviser would be nearer the mark
More example sentences
- Mr Sheridan said claims indicate their initial estimates that close to £4m will be required to compensate investors will be very close to the mark.
- Although descriptions of Clarke as the ‘next Waugh’ appeared trite, they are starting to look eerily close to the mark.
- Caddell is not alone among the anti-Bush who acknowledge that some Bush attacks are uncomfortably close to the mark.