How to use Close-by in a sentence

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  • The women once again remained close by.

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  • Why, I'd use a pay phone and one not too close by!

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  • Neighbors are quite close by.

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  • The home is in town with neighbors close by but the high wooden fence in the back yard allows privacy sufficient to cover my night time visit.

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  • Here, easy accessibility, great ice in a deep, narrow gorge, facilities close by and a park run by people who understood the sport and emphasized safety, made for an ideal package.

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  • They had stayed close by their homes, watching unseen, for a few years, until it became too painful.

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  • He consid­ered calling for a taxicab but when he found the motel was close by he decided to exercise his tightening leg and walk.

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  • Most of the lodgers were about their daily activities, with Fred off to the post office, Maria doing her duties with her usual exuberance, and the Deans hovering close by.

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  • Thinking back, it seemed her mother always had a cup of coffee close by.

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  • It represents the Biblical Mareshah, the ruins of which exist at Tell Sandahannah close by.

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  • Roman milestones and aqueducts also are found, and close by the now famous tomb of Apollophanes, with wall-paintings of animals and other ornamentation, was discovered in 1902; a description of it will be found in Thiersch and Peters, The Marissa Tombs, published by the Palestine Exploration Fund.

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  • Its military importance was recognized in 427 B.C. by the Spartans, who sent a garrison to guard the Trachinian plain against the marauding highland tribes of Oeta and built a citadel close by the Asopus gorge with the new name of Heraclea.

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  • The much-venerated monastery, Optina Pustyn, is close by.

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  • A headland close by he named Cape Tribulation.

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  • On the same side of the Gede is the health resort of Sindanglaya (founded 1850-1860), with a mineral spring containing salt, and close by is the country residence of Chipanas, belonging to the governor-general.

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  • Shortly afterwards his term of office was brought to a close by the failure of an attempt to secure for Italy a coaling station at Sanmen and a sphere of influence in China; but his policy of active participation in Chinese affairs was continued in a modified form by his successor, the Marquis Visconti Venosta, who, entering the reconstructed Pelloux cabinet in May 1899, retained the portfolio of foreign affairs in the ensuing Saracco administration, and secured the despatch of an Italian expedition, 2000 strong, to aid in repressing the Chinese outbreak and in protecting Italian interests in the Far East (July 1900).

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  • The infant was entrusted to the wife of a glazier named Rousseau who lived close by.

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  • And also another seuerall close for his portion of his common pasture, and also his porcion of his medowe in a seuerall close by itselfe, and al kept in seureall both in wynter and somer; and euery cottage shall haue his portion assigned hym accordynge to his rent, and than shall nat the ryche man ouerpresse the poore man with his cattell; and euery man may eate his oun close at his pleasure.

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  • Driven from the Red Sea by Saladin, he turned from buccaneering to brigandage, and infested the great trade-route from Damascus to Egypt, which passed close by his seignory.

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  • In front of the reservoir is a small open space towards which several roads converge; close by is a triangular enclosure of polygonal masonry, in which were found various relics relating to the worship of Dionysus, a very ancient wine-press (Anvos) and the remains of a small temple.

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  • In 70 a formidable rising in Gaul, headed by Claudius Civilis, was suppressed and the German frontier made secure; the Jewish War was brought to a close by Titus's capture of Jerusalem, and in the following year, after the joint triumph of Vespasian and Titus, memorable as the first occasion on which a father and his son were thus associated together, the temple of Janus was closed, and the Roman world had rest for the remaining nine years of Vespasian's reign.

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  • Since 1850 the chapel has been restored to its religious use, and a hotel for the accommodation of tourists is built close by.

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  • At the top of King Street there is a statue of Queen Victoria and close by a statue of Prince Albert, at the entrance to Hyde Park, in which the most elevated spot is occupied by a statue of Captain Cook.

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  • In its lower course it meanders through pleasant pastures, bogland and pine forests in succession, receives the waters of various mountain streams, passes close by Bunzlau and through Sagan, and finally, after a course of 160 m., joins the Oder at Crossen.

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  • The old castle of the Frasers on Kinnaird Head now contains a lighthouse, and close by is the Wine Tower, with a cave below.

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  • In the Piazza dei Signori is the beautiful loggia called the Gran Guardia, begun in 1493 and finished in 1526, and close by is the Palazzo del Capitanio, the residence of the Venetian governors, with its great door, the work of Falconetto of Verona, 1532.

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  • The strongly fortified castle (Castel Vecchio) built by the Della Scala lords in the 14th century stands on the line of the wall of Theodoric, close by the river.

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  • Not far distant, on a conspicuous position close by the banks of the Doon, stands the Grecian monument to Burns, in the grounds of which is the grotto containing Thom's figures of Tam o' Shanter and Souter Johnnie.

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  • The town is a bathing resort, as is Elisenlund close by.

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  • In the cliffs opposite the town on the south is the rock-cut church of the Madonna del Parto, developed, no doubt, out of an Etruscan tomb, of which there are many here; and close by is a rock-hewn amphitheatre of the Roman period, with axes of 55 and 44 yds., now most picturesque.

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  • The most notable of the mosques is the Mir-Arab, built in the 16th century, with its beautiful lecture halls; the chief mosque of the emir is the Mejid-kalyan, or Kok-humbez, close by which stands a brick minaret, 203 ft.

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  • Amos, it appears, though himself a Judahite, had been prophesying in the northern kingdom, when his activity was brought to an abrupt close by the head priest of the royal sanctuary at Bethel, Amaziah, who bade him escape to the land of Judah and get his living there.

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  • In the same year he had been an unsuccessful candidate for the professorship of the practice of physic, but subsequently an arrangement was made between him and John Gregory, who had gained the appointment, by which they agreed to deliver alternate courses on the theory and practice of physic. This arrangement proved eminently satisfactory, but it was brought to a close by the sudden death of Gregory in 1773.

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  • It was composed at the village of Lugnitz, close by the convent of Olobok (Posen), where, with her husband, she had taken refuge at the outbreak of the Thirty Years' War, and was dedicated to the emperor Frederick III.

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  • The social war (90-89 B.C.) had been brought to a close by the enfranchisement of Rome's Italian subjects; and the civil war which followed it led, after the departure of Sulla for the East, to the temporary triumph of the populares, led by Marius and Cinna, and the indiscriminate massacre of their political opponents, including both of Caesar's uncles.

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  • The 9th century is characterized by interlinear glosses on the Book of Psalms, and towards its close by a few attempts at independent translation.

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  • This quarter was inhabited altogether by workers in wool, and as the city was small, the aristocracy lived close by in noble mansions which are now miserable memorials of past prosperity.

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  • The guest-house (L) was close by.

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  • It was originally a Latin colony, but became a municipium probably in 90 B.C. The customs boundary of Italy was close by in Cicero's day.

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  • Special interest attaches to this trace of their earlier origin, because of the famous cult of Diana Nemorensis, whose temple in the forest close by Aricia, beside the laces Nemorensis, was served by "the priest who slew the slayer, and shall himself be slain"; that is to say, the priest, who was called rex Nemorensis, held office only so long as he could defend himself from any stronger rival.

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  • Uniting with Stevenson's division, the conqueror followed up the pursuit, and brought the war to a close by a second victory at Argaum on the 29th of November, and the storming of Gawilghur on the 15th of December.

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  • Edam took its name and origin from the dam built on the little river Ye which joined the great Purmer lake close by.

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  • On an isolated hill close by stand the extensive ruins of the castle of Starkenburg, built by the abbot, Ulrich von Lorsch, about 1064 and destroyed during the Seven Years' War, and another hill, the Landberg, was a place of assembly in the middle ages.

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  • During the armistice of 1848-1849 the fortress was strengthened, and soon afterwards it stood a siege of two months, which was brought to a glorious close by a successful sortie on the 6th of July 1849.

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  • The stream was personified as a god, whose ancient temple lay near the spring, and close by other smaller shrines; the place, therefore, occurs under the name Sacraria (the shrines) as a Roman post station.

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  • As he stood on the quarter-deck of the "Trinity" a cannon close by was exploded by a Swedish bullet, and splinters of wood and metal wounded the king in thirteen places, blinding one eye and flinging him to the deck.

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  • Fedele by Tibaldi (1569) is close by.

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  • The plant must be lifted with as little injury to its rootlets as possible, and carefully set into the hole, the soil being filled in round it, and carefully pressed close by the hand.

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  • The market-place (now Piazza Garibaldi) contains the Gothic Palazzo Vecchio or Broletto; close by are the cathedral (1614) and a small baptistery of 1340, rebuilt in 1898.

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  • This conjugate condition is finally brought to a close by the nuclear fusion in the basidium.

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  • The town has rope and carriage factories, and close by is a large tannery, worked by convict labour, and supplying the army.

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  • In 1896 there came the second Matabele War, only brought to a close by Cecil Rhodes's personal intervention.

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  • The old hospital on the island-quarter contains a museum with interesting collections of paintings, Gallo-Roman antiquities, sculpture, &c. Close by stands the library, which possesses many valuable MSS.

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  • A stone let into the promenade close by marks the spot where, on the 13th of July 1870, King William of Prussia had the famous interview with the French ambassador Count Benedetti which resulted in the war of 1870-1871.

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  • The picturesque ruins of an old castle on a crag close by the town are usually known as the castle of Queen Bona, i.e.

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  • It figures largely in the history of more recent times, and close by was fought in 1444 the battle in which Murad II.

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  • A partition divided it into two equal parts, one of which had a doorway opening to the south, and close by it an extensive refuse-heap. In the middle of the other part was a stone-paved hearth, with remains of three former hearths underneath.

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  • Fruit is also plentiful, and there are many vineyards close by.

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  • When the Riksdag met in 1760, the indignation against the Hat leaders was so violent that an impeachment seemed inevitable; but once more the superiority of their parliamentary tactics prevailed, and when, after a session of twenty months, the Riksdag was brought to a close by the mutual consent of both the exhausted factions, the Hat government was bolstered up for another four years.

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  • One of his masterpieces, a bronze statue of Rene of Anjou, stands close by the castle.

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  • The works of art which it once contained are most of them preserved in a gallery close by.

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  • Fifty-three years of quiet prosperity for Delhi were brought to a close by the Mutiny of 1857.

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  • The port of Serang is Karangantu, on Bantam Bay, and close by is the old ruined town of Bantam, once the capital of the kingdom of Bantam, and before the foundation of Batavia the principal commercial port of the Dutch East India Company.

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  • In Hungary the civil war, which had thundered at the gates of Vienna, was brought to a close by Russian intervention.

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  • Near the parish church of St Peter stands an ancient cross of granite, discovered in a field close by.

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  • It was brought to a close by the death of Constantine, and the accession as emperor of the West of Constantine II., who, in June 337, allowed Athanasius to return to Alexandria.

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  • After halting again and again the party at length reached the river Hiranyavati, close by Kusinara, and there for the last time the teacher rested.

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  • Beyond this is the Alexander Veld, used as a military drill ground, and close by is the entrance to the beautiful road called the Scheveningensche Weg, which leads through the "little woods" to Scheveningen.

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  • They stayed close by for a number of minutes, performing acrobatics on three or four occasions.

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  • The older children go to local schools and there is a small dispensary and a hospital close by.

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  • The mill house stands close by along with several outbuildings including a large dovecote.

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  • The mud flats held a few Chinese egrets, some close by.

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  • A large female goshawk was soaring effortlessly close by in the breeze giving us long, close views.

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  • Wonderfully sited for visiting historic Wells, Bath, Bristol and Glastonbury, with pretty villages and ancient landmarks close by.

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  • The weather was glorious and the setting idyllic, in a beautiful park with refreshment pagoda close by.

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  • We pass close by to the working area with a large magnet on a crane jib loading scrap metal into the unit.

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  • Modern jive close by You can dance modern jive at other venues close by.

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  • The path continues northwards, keeping the cliffs close by to your right.

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  • The purchaser of Old Pear Tree Farm will have the opportunity to acquire a one acre grass paddock, located close-by.

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  • During the '45 rebellion, the ford close by was defended by the Jacobites before being taken by Cumberland's government forces.

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  • Its fairly picturesque old center, situated around the church, has been largely superseded by a more elevated, modern area close by.

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  • The more traditional horse drawn trailers are seen on many of the grassy verges throughout the area with horses tethered close by.

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  • The company had by now also built a windmill close by to supplement grinding power whenever necessary.

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  • The tower is the highest in the town (174 ft.), while the Torre dell' Orologio (167 ft.) close by marks the height beyond which private individuals might not build.

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  • Stolze accordingly started the theory that the royal castle of Persepolis stood close by Nakshi Rustam, and has sunk in course of time to shapeless heaps of earth, under which the remains may be concealed.

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  • His reign of forty-four years was brought to a close by a conspiracy headed by his son-in-law, Tarquinius Superbus.

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  • He remembered that close by his window there was a climbing vine filled with beautiful sweet flowers.

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  • Suddenly he was startled by a noise close by him.

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  • The officer began to write, but just as he finished the first word, a bomb came through the roof of the house and struck the floor close by him.

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  • Passing a cornfield the other day, close by a hat and coat on a stake, I recognized the owner of the farm.

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  • From habit she scrutinized the ladies' dresses, condemned the bearing of a lady standing close by who was not crossing herself properly but in a cramped manner, and again she thought with vexation that she was herself being judged and was judging others, and suddenly, at the sound of the service, she felt horrified at her own vileness, horrified that the former purity of her soul was again lost to her.

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  • During the '45 rebellion, the ford close by was defended by the Jacobites before being taken by Cumberland 's government forces.

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  • Find a sea anemone and wait quietly before placing your fingers gently close-by.

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  • If aware of skylark nest site do not disturb the immediate area close by.

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  • A major new superstore development close by is another attraction.

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  • The resort center is about six minutes walk with a mini market and taverna close by.

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  • Try to take many impromptu pictures by leaving your camera close by.

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  • Keep a bowl of water with a little baby oil added close by.

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  • The easiest way to find one that is relatively close by is through American Express' travel resource site.

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  • Keep that peaceful seaside vacation feeling close by with a beach theme daybed cover.

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  • Unlike paper books, digital books can easily be shared with family and friends who don't live close by.

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  • As the bride opens each gift, the host or a designated guest should sit close by with a pad and paper at the ready.

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  • In contrast, along the mighty Mississippi passengers may pass close by alligators, turtles, snakes, and a wide range of beautiful birds as the ship sails leisurely along the river.

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  • The 10-night cruise gives you the chance to experience the Dutch culture up close by visiting windmills in Kinderdijk and exploring the Dutch Master paintings in various museums.

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  • Be open to traveling to a nearby state if there is not a rescue group close by.

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  • You'll also want to keep a few treats close by to reward your dog for her cooperation.

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  • To put out a fire quickly, keep a bucket of water and a shovel close by.

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  • Living in a senior citizens residence provides a number of amenities on the premises or close by.

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  • You will want to make sure that the residence you're reviewing has these kinds of services close by.

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  • Climb up the nearby ladder to get to the top floor and there should be a box close by.

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  • It's a great experience to be able to attend these events, but for some it can be prohibitive because you don't live close by.

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  • Three amazing waterfalls are also close by.

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  • If you'd rather stay in a more developed camping area, Cottonwood Campground is close by.

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  • In addition, other areas, such as the North Golf Course, Trabuco Canyon trail, and of course Santa Margarita River, are also close by.

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  • With approximately 840 shops located throughout the United States, there is likely to be a Cost Cutters in your neighborhood or close by.

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  • Children might be close by and they shouldn't witness inappropriate behavior.

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  • Regardless of how well you can swim and how close by you are to your child, your child should always be wearing a life jacket.

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  • Be sure you have nothing close by that can easily catch on fire.

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  • Keep a photo of your loved one close by as you write.

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  • Very young children should be close by when playing games online, and parents should check on older children at five or ten minute intervals to ensure safety.

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  • Rather than have to leave the room every time your child needs something, keep extra items close by.

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  • Since kids seem to want to eat all day long, it is helpful to have a well-stocked refrigerator and microwave close by.

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  • If your vision is less than perfect, you might want to keep a good pair of reading glasses close by as well.

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  • Bath robes close by either a belt you tie around the waist or with Velcro.

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  • What she saw today was proof that she needed it close by.

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  • I lived close by Annie and I didn't have an alibi.

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  • I gave the fool very clear directions, not to here but a highway pull off fairly close by.

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  • The result tended to show it was relatively close by.

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  • He stopped playing, turned on the piano bench and pulled her close by her waist.

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