Meaning of “close call” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “close call” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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close call

also close shave

something bad that almost happened:

We almost got hit by another car driving over here – it was really a close call.

(Definition of “close call” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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