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by the skin of your teeth

If you do something by the skin of your teeth, you only just succeed in doing it: He escaped from the secret police by the skin of his teeth.
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Translations of “by the skin of your teeth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 侥幸成功,勉强做成…
in Chinese (Traditional) 僥倖成功,勉強完成…
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