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come within an ace of sth

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to almost achieve something: She came within an ace of winning the match.
Translations of “come within an ace of sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 差一點,幾乎…
in Chinese (Simplified) 差一点,几乎…
(Definition of come within an ace of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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