The word “ใกล้” [glâi], apart from meaning “to be close” or “to be near,” can also mean “almost” as well, for example;

..Examples..

ใกล้ถึงแล้ว
[glâi těung léaw]
We’re almost there!

ใกล้จบแล้ว
[glâi jòb léaw]
It’s almost over.

ใกล้สอบแล้ว
[glâi sàwp léaw]
The exams are right around the corner.

ใกล้สงกรานต์แล้ว
[glâi sǒnggraan léaw]
Songkran (Thai New Year’s) is coming up!


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