invade someone's space

idiom

: to place oneself too close to someone
I felt uncomfortable with her so close, invading my space.
also : to be in the space where another person is or wants to be
I went to study in the library so I wouldn't invade my roommate's space.

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“Invade someone's space.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/invade%20someone%27s%20space. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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