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close shave

noun [C] uk   /ˌkləʊsˈʃeɪv/  us   /ˌkloʊs-/
a situation in which you come very close to a dangerous situation: I had a close shave this morning - some idiot almost knocked me off my bike.
Translations of “close shave”
in Chinese (Traditional) 僥倖脫險,倖免於難, 萬幸…
in Chinese (Simplified) 侥幸脱险,幸免遇难, 万幸…
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