There are close ties between the school, the local church and the community.
He is also thought to have close ties to high Soviet officials.
A woman who'd raised her family and kept close ties with them.
Neither has a high school education, a job or close ties to family and community.
Despite these event of the past, there are close ties between the two countries in language, its people and culture.
Having close ties to family and friends is also a plus.
The most obvious place to turn to for close ties is the family.
The deal came together so quickly largely because the companies already had close ties.
In the next breath, however, he said not to expect close personal ties.
He also has close ties, financial and political, to Iran.