in close proximity

idiom

: near to each other
family members who live in close proximity
often + to
The bus stop is located in close proximity to my home.

Examples of in close proximity in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The entire development will be spread out over three acres across five million square feet, while its location will be in close proximity to the Bricktown Canal and Oklahoma River. Natalia Senanayake, Peoplemag, 11 June 2024 To parse out the calls, the researchers may need to collect many more samples of elephant rumbles—a challenging task that would entail spending many hours in close proximity to the studied group. Marta Zaraska, Scientific American, 10 June 2024 Another two men who were simply in close proximity to the protesters were also attacked, prosecutors allege. Nathan Solis, Los Angeles Times, 10 June 2024 The Courier Journal asked whether Derby's discharge of his weapon was in line with police training, given that multiple officers were in close proximity of the suspect and holding him down. Rachel Smith, The Courier-Journal, 24 May 2024 Since 2021, the rock has sat in a highly visible section of campus beside the Hillside Road rotary in close proximity to the Visitors Center, Jorgensen Theater, North Parking Garage and the UConn Foundation. Alison Cross, Hartford Courant, 16 May 2024 For many, there's an emotional calculation to make when planning travel to countries in close proximity to conflict zones. Jessica Puckett, Condé Nast Traveler, 25 Jan. 2024 First, stationing additional fighter aircraft in close proximity to Iran would increase the vulnerability of high-value U.S. forces to missile attacks. Stacie L. Pettyjohn, Foreign Affairs, 19 July 2013 But even though the sharks have been in close proximity with people over the past six years, such hubs don’t see higher rates of shark bites than areas with few great whites, Lowe said. Karen Kucher, San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 June 2024

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“In close proximity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20close%20proximity. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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