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Close the door quietly behind you.
Did the fridge door close completely?
I was just closing my eyes to go to sleep when the phone rang.
Her mouth closed after a moment and she said nothing.
We close the office at noon Fridays.
Snow forced both airports to close.
We will close for our annual inventory next week.
The Blue Café closes on Mondays.
They have closed their border with Albania.
There is a proposal to close the park to traffic.
The bridge will have to be closed for repairs.
Can we close this matter and move on?
Her latest Broadway show closed after only three performances.
The letter closes with an appeal for money.
He closed the meeting by thanking everyone for coming.
The police are closing the case because of a lack of evidence.
Williams was leading but the other runners were closing on him fast.
Closing the gap between rich and poor would help to improve the health of the nation.
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