close in on

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Definition of close in on

: to come or move nearer or closer to (someone or something) The fire was closing in on their neighborhood. The camera slowly closed in on the actor's face. Police were closing in on the two men.

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“Close in on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/close%20in%20on. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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