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‘Close’ as a verb

Below are some examples of sentences from classic literature using the word ‘Close’ as a verb.

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She almost ran out of the room, and as soon as the door was closed, burst into tears of joy.

From ‘Sense and Sensibility’, by Jane Austen.

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Patient

The next day produced little or no alteration in the state of the patient.

From ‘Sense and Sensibility’, by Jane Austen.

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