Five alternative words on the place of ‘approximately’

Five alternatives to ‘approximately’

About
That job’s quite easy. It should only take about half an hour.

Around
The traffic was bad. It took around an hour to get here.

More or less
To make this recipe you will need a litre of milk, more or less.

In the region of
That new restaurant is so expensive! We spent in the region of £400 there last night!

Let’s say
He was, let’s say, two metres tall!

Source: Cambridge & BBC Learning English

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