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come close

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  1. come closeverb

    nearly do something

    "She came close to quitting her job"


  2. approximate, come closeverb

    be close or similar

    "Her results approximate my own"

    judge, guess, estimate, approximate, gauge

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  1. Michael Osterholm:

    What we can expect to see in the course of the next, I think, six to 14 weeks, is something that we haven't even come close to experiencing yet.

  2. Seth Moulton:

    Tim White deserved better from the country than dying alone in a stairwell, his life might have been saved if the Bedford VA Police Department did its job… America’s veterans deserve the best health care in the world. Mr. White’s care didn’t come close. In the days ahead we must demand that the VA police department changes so that our country keeps its promises to those who have served.

  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. Scott Walker:

    To me, this is a classic example of why people hate Washington and, increasingly, they dislike the press, the things they care about don't even remotely come close to what you're asking about.

  5. Kyle Farmer:

    It felt really good. It was great, i’ve come close a couple of times. I didn’t think I had any more power left in me.


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