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    #1

    ran up

    Are these sentences correct:

    1) He ran up close to her.
    2) He ran up near her.


    Do these mean:
    a) He ran up to her. (He approached her, running.)
    or
    b) He was running not far away from her. (He was running and he was close to her.)

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    #2

    Re: ran up

    "Close to" and "near" have the same basic meaning.

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    #3

    Re: ran up

    They both have the meaning of a), 'to approach'.
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