close with (someone or something)

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close with (someone or something)

1. verb To conclude something, usually an event or performance, with someone or something. For the talent show, let's close with a choir performance.
2. adjective Having a very friendly relationship with someone. I was very close with Patty when we were kids, but I haven't talked to her in years.
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close with someone or something

to end a performance with a particular act or event. The show is almost over and we will close with Sarah Miles, who will announce her own song title. The evening closed with a magic act.
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References in classic literature ?
The man with whom Professor Maxon had grappled had no opportunity to use his weapons for the crazed man held him close with one encircling arm while he tore and struck at him with his free hand.
Bubbling Barcelona played some scintillating stuff and Lionel Messi went agonisingly close with one effort and had another ruled out for offside before David Villa put the Catalans ahead.
BADMINTON: The Huddersfield League Badminton Tournament drew to a close with one of the tightest finals of the lot to decide the Veterans title.
LAST week our NFL champ Alan McKinlay came close with one bet and was shocked with the other.
This team was very close with one another right from the very beginning.
I close with one word of warning: I'm only showing up if I don't have to worry about seating arrangements, ticket sales, speaker availability or the cost of the dinner mugs.