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1. narrow


What narrow stairs!
My what a narrow waist! Her face is small, she really looks just like a doll!
You are in a narrow rocky shaft. There is some light shining from far above. Below you is the cave you started in. What do you do now?
We sped into the narrow track, hardly dropping any speed. "It's a short cut!" "Oi! It's a footpath!!"
It is with narrow-souled people as with narrow necked bottles: the less they have in them, the more noise they make in pouring it out.
Why do physicists converge? Because they're monotonous and narrow.
Hutongs are a type of narrow street, most commonly associated with Beijing, China.
He who walks the straight and narrow path must resist temptations of all sorts.
Microfibre cloth is cloth woven from fibres as narrow as a hundredth of the width of a hair.
The tropical rainforests, located in a narrow region near the equator, are disappearing so fast that by the year 2000 eighty percent of them may be gone.
Businesses perceive as competitors a narrow range of the business world; there are many cases where they don't understand their real rivals.
We will be able to narrow this gap and, reduce some of the social problems. that come from this economic inequality.
What we cannot agree to, however, is a narrow understanding of this whole problem.!
I narrowed my eyes when I heard his words.
There's such a narrow margin between giving an acceptable tip and a generous one.

2. tight


Sit tight.
A lot of companies are going under lately because banks are so tight with their money.
Hold on tight, otherwise you will fall off.
Bodybuilding is his hobby so he has a very firm tight body with lots of muscle definition.
Insurance companies everywhere are facing hard times and have become even more tight fisted about payouts.
I fastened the box tight with a rope so that it wouldn't break up.
Monetary policy in United States has been characterized by tight credit over the months.
What're you doing? "The household books. Our finances are pretty tight so we have to do things properly."
A tight belt will interfere with circulation of the blood.
Kim is so tight, if you stuck a lump of coal up her ass, in two weeks you'd have a diamond!
Even though Mr Smith was very wealthy, he was a tight wad.
There are going to be 100 people at the meeting. It will be a tight fit.
1) If sth is tight is secure and not easily moved, tense, firm, or that it fits too closely 2) something difficult to deal with’ and ‘that allows little time or space in between things.’// 3) figurative, slang (stingy, miserly) tacaño
A skin site with minimal wrinkling and not covered by tight clothing is recommended.
A sick soul that holds on tight to anger and hate will never heal until it lets go of those demons.

3. closely


I became aware of being closely observed by a man sitting next to me.
They studied them closely.
The body and the mind of man are so closely bound together that whatever affects one affects the other.
In preparation for painting a portrait, my friend takes many photographs in order to study the subject closely.
to watch somebody closely
And yet the large blocks of stone are fitted together so closely that you cannot put in the point of a knife between them.
Our ancestors used animals to name the years of people's births as their lives were closely connected to these animals.
We need to study the cause and effect of the accident closely.
The 48-year-old Ryouichi Kawakatsu took over as coach at Fukuoka in June this year, but his fate is closely linked with that of 46-year-old Matsuda.
I have read your letter closely, and your situation seems very typical and foreseeable in a relationship.
Japanese consumers are watching closely the U.S. government's efforts to make Japan dismantle various restrictions on imports of foreign goods into the country.
Like it or not, we're in this together. All we can do is work as closely as if we were joined at the hip.
Budget items that received priority are education, social security and other fields that are closely related to people's lives.
What a nice flower. I want to take a look at it closely.
A megalopolis is a network of multiple closely linked metropolitan areas.