close call
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /kləʊskɔːl/
Noun

close call (plural close calls)

  1. A situation in which an injury or other undesirable outcome is narrowly avoided.
    He had a close call when a truck ran a red light and almost hit him.
Synonyms Translations
  • German: um ein Haar Davonkommen
  • Spanish: escape por los pelos



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