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English definition of “cheek by jowl”

cheek by jowl

very close together: The poor lived cheek by jowl in industrial mining towns in Victorian England.Closeness in distance and timeAbout to happen
(Definition of cheek by jowl from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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