Examples of close call in a Sentence
We nearly didn't get out of the burning building. It was a pretty close call, let me tell you!
the doctor said I'd had a close call, and was lucky to be alive
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There were many close calls during the fires, and two prominent wineries barely escaped the flames.
That’s one game down, about 38 to go — with undoubtedly more close calls to come.
Setting that aside, however, a glance at the programs and games affected by Harvey and Irma so far reveals that this year’s six-win cut line could be safe from many close calls.
Is there anything that didn't make it into the episode that was a close call?
Finally, there's the patent claims, which could become the closest call and may have a whiff of irony given how much Hollywood pursues technology companies for secondary liability on the piracy front.
Davis said the decision this week was a close call between the white out game in Beaver Stadium, and No.
They had packed enough dried food for a year, but had another close call when Appel fixed their broken water purifier with only a gallon of clean water left on the boat.
But Florida has had many close calls, firefighters say, especially in some of the state’s countless communities that are partly developed and nestled in thick forest and scrub.
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