English version

close on something/close to something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishclose on something/close to somethingclose on something/close to somethingspokenAPPROXIMATELY used to talk about a number, amount etc that is almost exact, but not completely a voyage of close on 2,000 miles close
Examples from the Corpus
close on something/close to somethingCardinal Agagianian brought the debate to a sudden close on 30 October to forestall further public discussion outside the Council.
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