"Close to" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 jiāng jìn almost / nearly / close to
 bīn lín on the edge of / (fig.) on the verge of / close to
 jìn near / close to / approximately
 āi in order / in sequence / close to / adjacent to
 lín jìn close to / approaching
 jìn hu close to / intimate
 qiè definitely / absolutely (not) / (scoffing or dismissive interjection) Yeah, right. / Tut! / to grind / close to / eager / to correspond to / see also 反切[fan3 qie4]
 bā to long for / to wish / to cling to / to stick to / sth that sticks / close to / next to / spread open / informal abbr. for bus 巴士[ba1 shi4] / bar (unit of pressure) / nominalizing suffix on certain nouns, such as 尾巴[wei3 ba5], tail
 āi biān to keep close to the edge / near the mark / close to (the true figure) / relevant (used with negative to mean totally irrelevant)
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