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  • As the fire took hold, the police began to close in on the building.
  • The company won all three, but elected to close the plant twenty years early.
  • It has been proposed to close three of these and build a new school.
  • The last night, a big dance was held to close the event for that year.
  • The share of local business has caused local and independent businesses to close.
  • They have since made the decision to close all of the American stores.
  • For example, consider a door that uses a spring to close the door once open.
  • For me, playing together again was to close the chapter on that era.
  • The single House of the King was added to close the album.
  • The college survived only six years before financial difficulties forced it to close.
  • At government attempts to close such places they simply transferred to another venue.
  • The fifth and last step is the way to close an existing session.
  • Many businesses were affected, and some were forced to close for a time.
  • They sound a warning when the train's doors are going to close.
  • In all the confusion the key to close the city gate could not be found.
  • The queen persuaded her husband not to close them down, but to create a new college.
  • He changed course to south-east and attempted to close upon the German ships while the sun remained high.
  • He manages to close it at the cost of his own life.
  • The show usually featured four or five band appearances per week, with one main extended session to close.
  • This form is generally used to show respect to close, older relatives.
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