get up close

heeledskell   Sun Oct 08, 2006 10:26 am GMT
what does this phrase mean?
Robin   Mon Oct 09, 2006 12:16 am GMT
I thought the expression that you wanted help with was 'heeledskell' which sounds very strange indeed.

'get up close' is a choice of words that can mean alot of different things depending on the context.

I think most men would like to 'get up close' to the girl / woman of their dreams.

'get up close'

is like 'get on down',

it is an expression, whose use depends on the context.

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JW   Mon Oct 09, 2006 2:42 am GMT
"To get up close to" means "to near" or "to come near."

An example:
a. To examine the painting's details, Bill got up close to it.
aa. To examine the painting's details, Bill came near it.