Definition of 'close call'
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As we neared the house, Flora said, `Well, I don't know whether to feel terrified because it was a close call. SOMEBODY (2002)It was a close call, but they had made the shelter of Gardiner's Island, riding out the vicious squall. AMAGANSETT (2002)Yet it had been a close call, touching as it did on such issues as the Board's function and answerability. RIOT (2002)
Joe grinned at his brother, but inwardly shuddered as he thought of Frank's close call. THE VIKING SYMBOL MYSTERY (2002)
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