French translation of 'narrowly'
[miss] de justesse
He narrowly missed the tree. Il a évité l’arbre de justesse. ⧫ Il a failli rentrer dans l’arbre.
The taxi driver swerved, narrowly missing a bus. Le chauffeur de taxi fit un écart, évitant de justesse un bus.
Adams only narrowly escaped with his life. Adams ne s’en est sorti que de justesse.
He narrowly missed injury. Il a failli se blesser.
He only narrowly missed the target. Il n’a manqué la cible que de peu.
to narrowly miss doing sth avoir failli faire qch
He narrowly avoided going to jail. Il a failli aller en prison.
She narrowly missed being injured when the chimney was blown down. Elle a failli être blessée lorsque le vent a soufflé la cheminée.
She narrowly missed becoming the first woman president. Elle a failli devenir la première femme président.
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Example Sentences Including 'narrowly'
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A shot rang out and narrowly missed him.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It also, albeit narrowly, escaped being a snuff movie.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
On board he narrowly escaped detection by customs officials by climbing down into the hold.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The 24-year-old faced online death threats this week after she narrowly escaped getting the chop for the fourth time on Sunday.The Sun (2010)
A cider bottle also narrowly missed striking the player.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The team struggled the following season, though and narrowly escaped relegation.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
They were unlucky to be narrowly behind at half-time but put the game away with two tries in five second-half minutes.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
We narrowly escaped relegation a year ago, yet they were not replaced.The Sun (2016)
Another youngster narrowly escaped life as '.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
He narrowly missed having his head sliced open by one of the oars.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
He was arrested on Thursday after aiming his car at pedestrians, narrowly missing one of them.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It narrowly missed his left eye.The Sun (2016)
It was abundantly clear that the police had stitched up these men, who narrowly escaped 40-year jail sentences.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
THE Earth narrowly escaped a cosmic disaster yesterday when an asteroid the size of a bungalow flew past.The Sun (2013)
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