close quarters

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  • I will come to close quarters with him, if only for five minutes. Cited from The Notorious Mrs. Ebbsmith, by Arthur Wing Pinero
  • They have a very low song that can be heard only at close quarters.
  • Night at last set in, but still he remained in close quarters as before. Cited from The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 20, No. 579
  • He would be just the same as the other at close quarters. Cited from In Apple-Blossom Time, by Clara Louise Burnham
  • It is simply impossible to experience most of these works except in close quarters.
  • I had no desire, therefore, to come to close quarters with him again. Cited from A Bid for Fortune, by Guy Boothby
  • We must begin by having a look at him at close quarters. Cited from Dramatic Works of Gerhart Hauptmann, V1, Hauptmann
  • These leaders set out in his direction but did not come into close quarters with him. Cited from Dio's Rome, Volume 1 (of 6), by Cassius Dio
  • Some of the fighting was close-quarters and almost hand to hand.
  • Let us now come to close quarters with this important issue. Cited from The Framework of Home Rule, by Erskine Childers
  • We soon got to rather close quarters and were able to do some good shooting. Cited from From Aldershot to Pretoria, by W. E. Sellers
  • The crew began to run and move up into close quarters. Cited from Manuel Pereira, by Francis Colburn Adams
  • He had not, however, got to close quarters with him as to the changes. Cited from Political Diary 1828-1830, Volume II, by Edward Law (Lord Ellenborough)
  • This was my first real sight of them at close quarters. Cited from Bullets & Billets, by Bruce Bairnsfather
  • Well, now, this was coming into too close quarters with me! Cited from Narrative of William W. Brown, a Fugitive Slave, by William Wells Brown
  • There are days, when fighting at close quarters, that both sides feel pretty good. Cited from Private Peat, by Harold R. Peat
  • At close quarters she saw that he was older than she had at first believed him to be. Cited from The Obstacle Race, by Ethel M. Dell
  • That is the man I have seen at close quarters for years. Cited from Lloyd George, by Frank Dilnot
  • The fighting there was conducted at close quarters, and was sometimes hand-to-hand.
  • She goes to a new school and lives in very close quarters with her new brothers and sister.
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