German translation of 'close in'
- [night, darkness]
- [enemy etc]
bedrohlich nahe kommen
⇒ to close in on sb[gang, individual etc]
jdm auf den Leib rücken
⇒ the police are closing in on him
die Polizei zieht das Netz um ihn zu(physically),
die Polizisten umzingeln ihn
Example Sentences Including 'close in'
They walked slowly, stooping, keeping close in line, following attentively every move that Gollum made.THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
It was very silent and Tweed was conscious of the encircling forest which seemed to close in on the airport.Cover Story
Doug and I had been close in the service and he didn't have many friends at the moment.Snowjob
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Translation of close in from the Collins English to German Dictionary