close in on

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To enclose around; to tighten or shrink; to collapse.
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Sometimes it feels like the walls are closing in on me.

Submitted on February 12, 2011

Additional definitions for 'close in on':

close in onTo catch up with in a chase; to near the end of a pursuit.
close in onTo near a goal or completion.
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