To advance slowly
Twelfth of a foot
within an inch of
The ax blade went about an inch into the wood.
I am so angry at you, and if you were half an inch smaller, I'd whip your hide, dhjan or not!
Lillie was tall – maybe an inch taller than Alex.
Not that it mattered, but she'd need five inch heels to catch the gaze of someone as sexy as Gabriel.
You see, I'm only one inch ahead!