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1. We got close to penguins.
2. We got near penguins.

(Does #1 mean #2? close to = near?)

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  1. Yes. Those sentences have the same meaning. "Close to" means "near."

    posted by Ms. Sue
  2. You should probably add "the" before penguins. It sounds much better.

    posted by Jen

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