go near (someone or something)

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go near (someone or something)

To approach someone or something. Often used in the negative as a warning for one to avoid someone or something. You kids better not go near those cookies I made for the bake sale! Please don't go near the baby if you're sick.
See also: go, near
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go near (to) someone or something

to approach someone or something. Don't go near Sue. She's got chicken pox. Now, don't go near the water!
See also: go, near
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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She said: "People need to use their common sense and don't go near something you don't know anything about."