run sb close Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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run sb close

to be ​nearly as good, ​fast, etc. as someone ​else: She got 90 ​percent, but Fred ​ran her ​close with 87 ​percent.
(Definition of run sb close from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “run sb close”
in Chinese (Simplified) 几乎赶上(某人), 几乎和(某人)平分秋色…
in Chinese (Traditional) 幾乎趕上(某人), 幾乎和(某人)平分秋色…
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