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The car stopped only about three inches from the edge of the cliff.
The insect was about an inch long.
The gun was inches away from his face.
The city was cut off for hours after 10 inches of snow fell overnight.
She came within an inch of winning the match.
Every inch of space was taken up with bookshelves.
Divers are searching through these murky waters inch by inch.
His wife looked every inch a Hollywood beauty.
I've tried everything to persuade her but she won't budge an inch.
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American English version of definition of inch
a small digital image … which is used in electronic communication to express emotion or other simple concepts
a complete failure
to have or do a lot of something; to focus on a particular thing
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Definition of inch from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.