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Spanish translation of “close”

close

adverb /kləus/
near in time, place etc
cerca( de)
He stood close to his mother Follow close behind.
tightly; neatly a close-fitting dress. closely adverb Look closely at him She resembles her father closely. closeness noun The closeness of the beach is one the hotel’s major attractions. close call/shave noun (informal) a narrow (often lucky) escape
salvarse por los pelos
That was a close shave – that car nearly ran you over.
close-set adjective (of eyes etc) positioned very near each other She has a narrow face with close-set eyes. close-up noun a photograph or film taken near the subject and thus big in scale The close-up of the model showed her beautiful skin. close at hand nearby; not far off
al alcance de la mano
My mother lives close at hand.
close on almost; nearly
casi, cerca de
She’s close on sixty.
close to near in time, place, relationship etc
cerca de
It was close to 3 o’clock when we arrived They live close to the hospital He is very close to his mother.
almost; nearly He must be close to fifty years of age.
(Definition of close from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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