too close for comfort

idiom
variants: or less commonly too near for comfort

Definition of too close for comfort

: close enough to make a person feel nervous, worried, or upset That bus came a little too close for comfort! When we went out for drinks together, I realized we were getting too close for comfort.

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“Too close for comfort.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/too%20close%20for%20comfort. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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