1. “Don’t get too close to power,” she told him.
  2. I was too close to it and the memories were all too raw.
  3. They are, in his words, “piglets too close to the sow”.
  4. It’s just too close to the centre of the village, practically next to the school.
  5. When two aircraft come too close to each other, the incident is known as an “airprox”.
  6. “The police helicopters arrived,” he recounted, “but they landed too close to the bodies.
  7. The registration cards were turned to ashes and it was too close to the election to have new ones printed.
  8. It was highly profitable, but in becoming so it got too close to the Manchester cotton merchants who paid for the advertising that supported the paper.