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  • By the time you have written it we shall be close behind you. Cited from The Wheel O' Fortune, by Louis Tracy
  • There were once two public houses in the village although both are closed.
  • Later it was decided that one of the church buildings should be closed.
  • Our results turned out to be close to those published by prior groups.
  • A post office was opened here, but has been closed for many years.
  • After the camp was closed, the site eventually returned to its original state.
  • We should thus be close to the car when we got ready to start. Cited from A Columbus of Space, by Garrett P. Serviss
  • The bridge has to be closed a few times per year for this reason.
  • He was also to work a hospital which was said to be close by. Cited from Simon Called Peter, by Robert Keable
  • The two are almost never seen without the other being close behind.
  • She is close to her mother, although her father died some years ago.
  • Once very common their use died out as local lines were closed.
  • This has now been accepted as fact, and the case has been closed.
  • The race for the central division title was close the entire year.
  • The station was closed for a while and the local school closed.
  • The schools were closed during the war and most of the school houses destroyed.
  • The small eyes are close to each other on the right side of the body.
  • They continued to live with each other, and have continued to be close friends.
  • The town is close to the northern end of the road system in the area.
  • It might be close to the hour, or it might be just past it. Cited from The Cuckoo Clock, by Mrs. Molesworth
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