Definition of come close
1 : to almost do something We didn't win, but we came close. —often + to The band came very close to breaking up.We came close to winning the championship this season.
2 : to be similar to something or as good as expected She said they taste just like real hot dogs, but they don't even come close (to the real thing).
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