close shave Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “close shave” in the English Dictionary

"close shave" in British English

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close shavenoun [C]

uk   /ˌkləʊsˈʃeɪv/  us   /ˌkloʊs-/
a ​situation in which you come very ​close to a ​dangeroussituation: I had a ​closeshave this ​morning - some ​idiotalmostknocked me off my ​bike.
(Definition of close shave from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “close shave”
in Chinese (Simplified) 侥幸脱险,幸免遇难, 万幸…
in Chinese (Traditional) 僥倖脫險,倖免於難, 萬幸…
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