Spanish translation of near miss
- [of planes]
casi colisión f
- (when aiming)
casi acierto m
- (in competition, = near-victory)
casi victoria f
⇒ he had a near miss(aeronautics)
no se estrelló por poco
no chocó por poco
⇒ it was a near miss(target)
no dio en el blanco por poco
Example Sentences Including 'near miss'
She slumped against the wheel, with sweat pouring down her face and her hands shaking helplessly at the near miss.Doll's Eyes
And it had a systems fault which was only rectified after a near miss.Alastair McLean's 'Night Watch'
`Worth a try,' he said, feeling shaky as if it was a near miss , not that he'd been intending to get anywhere.PROSPECT HILL (2003)
Translation of near miss from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary
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