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Synonyms for come close

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. come close(verb)

    nearly do something

    "She came close to quitting her job"


  2. approximate, come close(verb)

    be close or similar

    "Her results approximate my own"

    judge, guess, estimate, approximate, gauge

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How to use come close in a sentence?

  1. President Trump:

    They want to impose an extreme agenda, they can not pass it, and they can not win it at the ballot box -- theyre not going to win. They wont come close in 2020. They know it.

  2. Aterah Nusrat:

    I had a good job and my wife had a great job at Harvard Medical School, and we still didn't come close to being able to buy something we liked in Boston.

  3. Kevin Appleby:

    We haven't even come close to the burden-sharing that we need to be at, we call upon all the governors, all our officials in Congress to come together and look at real solutions to this crisis and not to politicize it.

  4. Tony Finau:

    I'm going to be in aggressive mode, i'm not trying to come close.

  5. Christian Cooper:

    Please don't come close to me, sir, I'm asking Christian Cooper to stop recording me.


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