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English verb: come close

1. come close (social) nearly do something


SamplesShe came close to quitting her job.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s to INFINITIVE


Broader (hypernym)act, move

2. come close (stative) be close or similar


SamplesHer results approximate my own.


Synonymsapproximate


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)resemble


Narrower (hyponym)approach, border on









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