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be too close for comfort

humorous
to be so close to you that you feel worried or frightened: His mother lives in the next street to us, which is a little too close for comfort.
(Definition of be too close for comfort from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be too close for comfort”
in Chinese (Simplified) 近得令人担心, 近得令人害怕…
in Chinese (Traditional) 近得令人擔心, 近得令人害怕…
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