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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “a narrow squeak”

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。
Success and achievementsHigher and lower points of achievementFailuresDifficult situations and unpleasant experiencesAccidents and disasters
(Definition of a narrow squeak from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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