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close in

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  1. close in, draw inverb

    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 inverb

    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

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  1. come together

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  1. Chris Kofinis:

    Everyone wants to say he is not Obama, he is not good-looking or charismatic or a great speaker like Obama, but there is a fraying of confidence toward traditional leaders and everyone is ignoring it and praying that it goes away, if Sanders wins Iowa and New Hampshire, he could make it close in South Carolina, and potentially beat her in other states.

  2. Jenna Fischer:

    As we close in on the 15th anniversary of the show, it seemed like a great time to share our stories and behind-the-scenes trivia with fans, besides talking about' The Office,' you can also hear us chat a little about our lives, our Target runs together, our friendship through the years.

  3. James Ison:

    He engaged the gunman from quite a distance with a handgun -- was very proficient in that, very tactically sound and as he moved to close in on the suspect he was also motioning for people to exit behind him, many more people would have died last night if not for a responsible armed citizen that took action very quickly within the first two minutes of the shooting.

  4. Frank Nocera:

    Neither storm will be close in magnitude to the one we just had, but there's really no place to put additional snow, even 2 to 4 inches will be an inconvenience.

  5. Kei Nishikori:

    I was close in Madrid, but today I was dominating everything, i definitely needed to change some of my tactics when playing against Rafa. I had to play 100 percent to beat him.


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