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close in

1 (v + adv) move nearer INTRANSITIVEdruid isteach  c m uteann isteach  c m utar níos cóngaraíbehind us the squad car was closing in bhí an scuad ag breith suas linn laistiarthe enemy was closing in on them bhí an namhaid ag teannadh leo 2 (v + adv) of weather: turn bad INTRANSITIVEtéigh in olcasclaochlaigh verb  c m uthe weather is closing in tá an aimsir ag dul in olcas
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3 (v + adv) literary of night or darkness: fall INTRANSITIVEtit verb  c m uthe night is closing in tá an oíche ag titim, tá an contráth ann, tá sé ag dul ó sholas 4 (v + adv) of days: shorten INTRANSITIVEéirigh níos giorratéigh i ngiorrachtthe days are closing in tá na laethanta ag dul i ngiorracht → see close

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