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  1. close in, draw in(verb)

    advance or converge on

    "The police were closing in on him"

    Synonyms:
    shut in, curl, get in, pull, curl up, retract, attract, draw in, move in, enclose, draw, inclose, suck in, pull in

  2. enclose, close in, inclose, shut in(verb)

    surround completely

    "Darkness enclosed him"; "They closed in the porch with a fence"

    Synonyms:
    enclose, enwrap, introduce, insert, wrap, shut in, envelop, hold in, enfold, stick in, draw in, confine, inclose, put in

Editors Contribution

  1. come together

    Submitted by anonymous on May 20, 2020  

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How to use close in in a sentence?

  1. Joe Biden:

    The more the walls close in on this guy, the more irrational he becomes.

  2. Meng Wanzhou:

    It's a close relationship in some aspects and not so close in others.

  3. Marlene Kim:

    Unfortunately, if people continue to believe these myths that Asians are more likely to have the virus, that they're bringing the virus, certainly Asians will have a more difficult time, especially Asian businesses in Asian areas like Chinatowns I think will continue to suffer, and we've seen a number of businesses already close in Asian areas of the country.

  4. Christian Wolf:

    So, either black holes can grow faster than the speed limit, but we don't know how that works, and we have not seen it yet in action, or there is an unknown way to make 5,000 solar mass black holes very close in time to the Big Bang, but who knows what happened in the dark early ages of the universe ?

  5. Lockheed Chief Executive Marillyn Hewson:

    With the progress of the regulatory reviews, we now expect to close in the fourth quarter.

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