came very close

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  • But they came very close to being cut off both in front and rear. Cited from The Passing of New France, by William Wood
  • We came very close above them, so that I could hear their talk. Cited from Salute to Adventurers, by John Buchan
  • They came very close to each other in those long days of the dream-drive. Cited from Lady Bridget in the Never-Never Land by Rosa Praed
  • God and you came very close together in her mind. Cited from Robert Falconer, by George MacDonald
  • For three months he lay ill, and death came very close. Cited from The Age of Erasmus, by P. S. Allen
  • Then seeing that she had produced no change in his expression, she came very close indeed. Cited from Ladies Must Live, by Alice Duer Miller
  • It came very close to the opposite shore, but no damage was reported there.
  • "He could not miss them if they came very close to him." Cited from Adrift in the Wilds, by Edward S. Ellis
  • The squad came very close again to stage wins the next two days.
  • Men were various things to various people, but to the doctor they came very close to being themselves. Cited from The Glory Of The Conquered, by Susan Glaspell
  • He came very close to me -- and to the fire. Cited from A Woman Tenderfoot,byGrace Gallatin Seton-Thompson
  • Suddenly he did the same, and their lips came very close together on either side of the rose. Cited from Love Eternal, by H. Rider Haggard
  • But I came very close -- that is, of course if she would have had me. Cited from The Sisters-In-Law, by Gertrude Atherton
  • On one of these adventures List came very close to losing his life.
  • On one of his adventures List came very close to losing his life.
  • The old woman came very close to him. Cited from The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories, by Ethel M. Dell
  • If he did not fully realise his goal, he came very close to it.
  • With its help actual starvation was kept away, though it came very close. Cited from The Life of Kit Carson, by Edward S. Ellis
  • Nature came very close to the mill-gates, too, in those days. Cited from A New England Girlhood[Beverly, MA] by Lucy Larcom
  • Rod came very close to him before he spoke again. Cited from The Gold Hunters, by James Oliver Curwood
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