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 a couple of close calls, most recently the Gap fire in 2008.
The play was one of a few close calls for the speedy Staszkiewicz, who twice in the first half almost scored on long runs.
In between, there are enough close calls that Thorpe doesn’t even know about, as Scott tries to convince officials of the affair using Thorpe’s love letters.
Caldwell also had two close calls during their training, surviving two falls.
Two other prominent chasers had close calls: The Weather Channel’s Mike Bettes had his car thrown.
Louisville City had two close calls in the first half, including George Davis IV's eighth-minute shot blasted over the bar, before finding a goal.
On the heels of a loss against Howard and close calls against Mt. Hebron and Wilde Lake earlier in the week, Marriotts Ridge coach Paul Eckert knew the importance of not overlooking a Hammond team that came in to Friday with just one county win.
Albrecht was fortunate enough to catch onto the scam quickly, and hopes others will learn from her close call.
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Definition of close call for English Language Learners
: an escape that was almost not successful
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