French translation of 'to narrowly miss doing sth'
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.
Translation of to narrowly miss doing sth from the Collins English to French Dictionary