In this lesson, we will get a chance to learn the use of close to. This is an idiom, shows an amount of something, and whenever we want to say that something or someone is near something or someone.
We can understand the use of close to with some examples, so let’s start learning:
- I am very close to my mother.
- She is close to her friends so much.
- My father is close to my grandparents.
- My aunt is close to my mother.
- My family is very close to my relatives.
- My cousins are very close to us.
- Sheetal is very close to her sister.
- Harsh is very close to his father.
- They are very close to each other.
- Mr. Gupta is close to his employees.
- We are really close to the bank.
- He is close to her school.
- They are close to the airport.
- The principal is very close to the students.
- Students are close to the metro.
Let’s start learning the way of having conversation on behalf of “use of close to”:
Question: Are you close to ______________________?
Reply in positive: yes, I am close to _______________.
Reply in negative: No, I am not close to_______________.
Note: if we would like to use “close to” in past sentences, then we will change replace the helping verb “is, am, are” with “was, were”
- I was very close to my classmates.
- He was very close to the accident.
- We were very close to our teachers.
- They were very close to us.
- My grandmother was close to my whole family.