View Poll Results: The shop closed ___ last year because the company went bankrupt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    It should be down right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by silversea
    It should be down right?
    Right

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    close
    (also close down, close sthdown) if a company, shop/store, etc. closes, or if you close it, it stops operating as a business: [vn] The club was closed by the police. [v] The hospital closed at the end of last year. The play closed after just three nights. open

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    Yes, I've got it right too

    If I'm not mistaken, close up is related to pictures or something similar to that (zoom in or something)...

    Anybody would care to help?

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    Default Re: Close

    Hi
    I have found in Webster:

    Close:
    to suspend or stop the operations of *close school* — often used with down

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eden Darien View Post
    Yes, I've got it right too

    If I'm not mistaken, close up is related to pictures or something similar to that (zoom in or something)...

    Anybody would care to help?
    I've got the answer... Close up is =
    a photograph taken from a short distance that gives a very detailed picture.

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    Hi,

    Your avatar is a close up of your eye.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hortence View Post
    Hi,

    Your avatar is a close up of your eye.
    Indeed. A very good example...
    Yup, that's my eye...

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