Definition of “be too close for comfort” - English Dictionary

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“be too close for comfort” in British English

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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)

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