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    #1

    Can a family be close-knit?

    Can we use the word close-knit to describe a family?
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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    #2

    Re: Can a family be close-knit?

    Yes.

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    #3

    Re: Can a family be close-knit?

    It's one of the more common collocations for close-knit.

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