be close to someone

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be close to someone(
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. ser íntimo de alguien
It is hard to be close to someone who has a mental illness.Es difícil ser íntimo de alguien que tiene una enfermedad mental.
b. ser amigo cercano de alguien
My sister is close to someone who works for an airline, so she gets to fly for free a lot.Mi hermana es amiga cercana de alguien que trabaja para una aerolínea, así que vuela gratis mucho.
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