Definition of 'close to the wind'
Example sentences containing 'close to the wind'
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Very sharp, sometimes a bit close to the wind, but above board. POLITICAL SUICIDE (2003)She'd always thought of him as a hard-bitten businessman, happy to get a bit close to the wind in his dealings from time to time. PROSPECT HILL (2003)There was no need to admit how close to the wind they were sailing. WEEKEND FOR MURDER (2003)
"And if any of them sailed too close to the wind, they'd hear about it---from their mothers, their aunts---and the new duchess. A RAKE'S VOW (2003)
Definition of close to the wind from the Collins English Dictionary
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