1. Close to means near.
Your house is close to the metro station.
They are sitting close to each other.
2. Close to indicates a very friendly or intimate relationship.
She is very close to her older sister.
3. Close to (adverb) can mean almost.
I wrote close to fifty invitations this morning.
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Marvin the Paranoid Android
Bender wasnt the first robot to struggle with depression. I didnt ask to be made no one consulted me or considered my feelings in the matter. I dont think it even occurred to them that I might have feelings. After I was made, I was left in a dark room for six months and me with this terrible pain in all the diodes down my left side. I called for succour in my loneliness, but did anyone come? Did they hell. My first and only true friend was a small rat. One day it crawled into a cavity in my right ankle and died. I have a horrible feeling its still there