English version

not come near somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnot come near somebody/somethingnot come near somebody/somethingif one person or thing does not come near another one, it is not at all as good as the other one None of the other word processing programs comes near this one. near
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not come near somebody/somethingHer fiance, the man who was supposed to love her, had not come near her since her father's death.My wife would not come near me.Bankside activity has reached such a pitch, even at night, that the carp will not come near the margins.
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