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closed in

verb
past tense of close in

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1 to come near or nearer
  • the eagle closed in on its prey

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2 to grow dark
  • with evening closing in we knew we had to find shelter fairly soon

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“Closed in.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/closed%20in. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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