at close range
at close range
very near; in close proximity. (Usually used in regard to shooting.) •

The hunter fired at the deer at close range.

The powder burns tell us that the gun was fired at close range.

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{adv. phr.} Close by; in proximity. * /The police officer fired at the fleeing murder suspect at close range./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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