Sentence examples of "près" in French

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Elle habitait près de lui. She used to live near him.
Tom s'arrêta pour regarder la voiture de plus près. Tom stopped to take a close look at the car.
Il habite près de chez moi. He lives near my house.
Je connais le garçon qui est assis le plus près de la porte. I know the boy who is sitting closest to the door.
Bill vit près de la mer. Bill lives near the sea.
La comédie est bien plus près de la vie réelle que le drame. Comedy is much closer to real life than drama.
Tom veut être près de toi. Tom wants to be near you.
Sais-tu qu'Okinawa est plus près de la Chine que de Honshu ? Are you aware that Okinawa is closer to China than to Honshu?
Ils habitent près de l'école. They live near the school.
Il utilise un rasoir classique avec de la mousse à raser pour un rasage de plus près. He uses an old-style razor, with shaving cream, for a closer shave.
Ma sœur habite près de Yokohama. My sister lives near Yokohama.
Tom, dix mots en arrière, ne voyait pas bien ce mot-ci. Mary, qui était plus près, le lui décrivit. Tom, back ten words, couldn't see very well this one. Mary, who stood closer, described it to him.
Est-il près de chez toi ? Is it near your house?
Un gratte-ciel est-il un objet de grande taille lointain ou un objet de petite taille vu de près ? Is a skyscraper a big thing far away or a small thing close up?
Nous vivons près de la frontière. We live near the border.
Elle est venue près de moi. She came near to me.
Elle est passée près de la noyade. She came near to drowning.
Ma maison est près de la gare. My house is near the station.
Je me trouve près de la gare. I am near the station.
Cet accident survint près de chez lui. That accident happened near his house.
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