The word ‘close’ can mean many different things. As a verb, the meaning is to bring to an end and cover an opening.
- The ticket office closes at 6 pm. (bring to an end)
- Please close the window, it’s freezing. (cover an opening)
Close is a regular verb. The past tense and past participle is closed.
phrasal verbs with close
Phrasal verbs with ‘close’ include:
- Close down (permanently shut)
- Close in (get closer)
- Close off (stop people entering)
- Close up (shut, join together)
Let’s learn the meaning of the phrasal verbs that contain the verb ‘close’ in more detail and see some examples in use.
You can download a table of phrasal verbs with close below.
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