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a narrow squeak

UK informal
a ​success that was ​almost a ​failure: We ​caught the ​ferry but it was a narrow ​squeak.
(Definition of a narrow squeak from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “a narrow squeak”
in Chinese (Simplified) 险胜,侥幸成功…
in Chinese (Traditional) 險勝,僥倖成功…
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