didn't exchange more than three words with (one)

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didn't exchange more than three words with (one)

Didn't talk to one much or at length. I'm not sure how Lydia's doing—I didn't exchange more than three words with her at the dinner party.
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didn't exchange more than three words with someone

to say hardly anything to someone. (The number may vary.) I know Tom was there, but I am sure that I didn't exchange more than three words with him before he left. We hardly exchanged more than two words the whole evening. Sally and Liz didn't have enough time to exchange more than five words.
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1-5) Hestia, you who tend the holy house of the lord Apollo, the Far-shooter at goodly Pytho, with soft oil dripping ever from your locks, come now into this house, come, having one mind with Zeus the all-wise -- draw near, and withal bestow grace upon my song.
She was a being apart, so far apart that he did not know how to draw near to her as a lover should draw near.
The time began to draw near when his father would have returned from the office, and it would be the prodigal's cue to enter.
Do me the pleasure to draw near this glass;' and I drew near the glass.
By holding out advantages to him, he can cause the enemy to approach of his own accord; or, by inflicting damage, he can make it impossible for the enemy to draw near.
So saying, he gathered together, and brought to a flame, the decaying brands which lay scattered on the ample hearth; took from the larger board a mess of pottage and seethed kid, placed it upon the small table at which he had himself supped, and, without waiting the Jew's thanks, went to the other side of the hall; whether from unwillingness to hold more close communication with the object of his benevolence, or from a wish to draw near to the upper end of the table, seemed uncertain.
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