Translation of "a narrow squeak" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

a narrow squeak

UK informal

a success that was almost a failure

险胜,侥幸成功
We caught the ferry but it was a narrow squeak. 我们险些没赶上渡船。

(Translation of “a narrow squeak” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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