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come close (to)

This page is about the collocation come close (to)

collocation pattern: verb + adverb

Meaning

almost do something, achieve something, complete something, etc.

For example

  • We didn't win the game, but we came close.

  • We came really close to reaching a decision today.

Quick Quiz

I came close to quitting my job, but then I

a. got another job

b. decided to resign

c. changed my mind

Contributor: Matt Errey