closely resemble

closely resemble
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  • resemble — 01. Salome certainly [resembles] her mother physically, but their characters are completely different. 02. This house [resembles] the house that I grew up in. 03. The flavor of snake meat apparently [resembles] that of chicken. 04. Bill and Bob… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • closely — close|ly [ klousli ] adverb *** 1. ) in a way that is very similar to something or has an obvious or strong connection with it: The Northern Ireland economy is closely linked to that of the rest of the United Kingdom. closely resemble something:… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • closely */*/*/ — UK [ˈkləʊslɪ] / US [ˈkloʊslɪ] adverb 1) a) in a way that involves careful attention to every detail Inspectors will examine the accounts very closely. b) in a very careful and strict way The movement of information across the border was closely… …   English dictionary

  • resemble */*/ — UK [rɪˈzemb(ə)l] / US verb [transitive] Word forms resemble : present tense I/you/we/they resemble he/she/it resembles present participle resembling past tense resembled past participle resembled [never passive] to be similar to someone or… …   English dictionary

  • resemble — re|sem|ble [ rı zembl ] verb transitive ** never passive to be similar to someone or something, especially in appearance: The two species resemble each other. closely/faintly/strongly/vaguely resemble: Soldiers are trained under conditions that… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • resemble — verb (transitive not in progressive or passive) to look like, or be similar to, someone or something: closely resemble: Mick closely resembled his father …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • resemble — v. to resemble closely * * * [rɪ zemb(ə)l] to resemble closely …   Combinatory dictionary

  • resemble — verb ADVERB ▪ closely, greatly, strongly, very much ▪ He very much resembles a friend of mine. ▪ in no way, not remotely ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • resemble — re|sem|ble [rıˈzembəl] v [T not in progressive or passive] [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: resembler, from sembler to be like, seem , from Latin similare to copy ] to look like or be similar to someone or something ▪ It s amazing how… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • closely — adv. Closely is used with these adjectives: ↑akin, ↑allied, ↑analogous, ↑balanced, ↑bound, ↑comparable, ↑concerned, ↑dependent, ↑informed, ↑interrelated, ↑involved, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

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