The word “ใกล้” [glâi], apart from meaning “to be close” or “to be near,” can also mean “almost” as well, for example;
[glâi těung léaw]
We’re almost there!
[glâi jòb léaw]
It’s almost over.
[glâi sàwp léaw]
The exams are right around the corner.
[glâi sǒnggraan léaw]
Songkran (Thai New Year’s) is coming up!
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