Idioms & Phrases


In addition to the idioms beginning with close, also see at close quarters; at close range; behind closed doors; keep (a close) watch; near (close) to one's heart; play one's cards close to one's chest; sail close to the wind; too close for comfort; too close to call.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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