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by a nose

If a person or animal wins a race or competition by a nose, he, she, or it wins it by very little: It was a very exciting race. My horse won but only by a nose.
Translations of “by a nose”
in Chinese (Traditional) 以微弱優勢(取勝)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 以微弱优势(取胜)…
(Definition of by a nose from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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