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is used either (a) of locality, Acts 19:26, or (b) of degree, Acts 13:44; Heb. 9:22.
"to be about to do anything, or to delay," is used in connection with a following verb in the sense of "almost," in Acts 21:27, lit., "And when the seven days were about to be completed." In Acts 26:28 the AV, "Almost thou persuadest me to be a Christian" obscures the sense; the RV rightly has "with but little persuasion;" lit., "in a little." See ABOUT, B.