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English definition of “at close quarters/range”

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at close quarters/range

(from) a short distance away: When you see famous people at close quarters, they always appear much smaller than you imagined them. He was shot at close range.
Translations of “at close quarters/range”
in Chinese (Traditional) (在)近距離…
in Chinese (Simplified) (在)近距离…
(Definition of at close quarters/range from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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