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.
Top Cricket Batsman in the World
1075 runs in 33 matches, 134 highest, 35.83 average, 76.89 SR, 2 hundreds and 5 fifties.The Kiwis cerebral skipper was no slouch with the bat and is his countrys leading WC batsman in terms of runs scored. His stand out knock came in 2003 against South Africa in a must win game. Needing 307 for victory, Fleming master minded the chase with a brilliant, unbeaten 134, also his highest ODI score.