threatened to close

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  • Often the ice threatened to close in upon us. Cited from Bog-Myrtle and Peat, by S.R. Crockett
  • Revenue was so low in the early 1990s that the hall threatened to close.
  • He also threatened to close all her other centers.
  • He also threatened to close the trade altogether.
  • She and the SCA held a meeting and the agency threatened to close the school down.
  • They also threatened to close the Avoriaz stage of the Tour de France cycle race.
  • The rules threatened to close Washington-Hoover, or permit its use for local traffic only.
  • This created a budget crisis in the county which threatened to close local schools and create severe cutbacks in county services.
  • The storm also threatened to close the Avoriaz stage of the Tour de France cycle race.
  • In 2010, it threatened to close but was incorporated by the county library system.
  • "Remember how Joe threatened to close the last chapter?" Cited from Then I'll Come Back to You, by Larry Evans
  • When financial difficulties threatened to close it down in the early 1990s the government stepped in to ensure its survival.
  • In 1913, New York City threatened to close the school due to its costs.
  • In addition the Department for Education and Employment threatened to close the school if it did not register with the department.
  • He had also threatened to close the firehouse if his estranged son, who had been elected village president, was allowed in the building.
  • Sometimes he talked of going back to America; and sometimes he threatened to close his career by enlisting as a private soldier. Cited from Poor Miss Finch, by Wilkie Collins
  • When the management threatened to close down the club, the players relented and backed down, but after only one match they went back on strike.
  • Riverview has a small population of students (300) and has recently threatened to close.
  • Abkhazia threatened to close off border with Georgia in response to the bombing.
  • The festival was hit by severe flooding that threatened to close the festival; local roads and villages were flooded and closed.
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