too close to call


: too close to say who will win
The election is still too close to call.

Examples of too close to call in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The race was too close to call on Sunday, when estimates from New Line/Warner Bros. showed the Nun sequel grossing $14.7 million for the weekend, while 20th Century Studios/Disney had Haunting in Venice earning $14.5 million. Pamela McClintock, The Hollywood Reporter, 18 Sep. 2023 Utah’s special primary election remained too close to call Wednesday morning, as the three GOP candidates — along with voters — waited for counties and the state to finish tallying the ballots. Jeff Parrott, The Salt Lake Tribune, 6 Sep. 2023 This is only the latest poll to show a potential Biden and Trump rematch as practically too close to call, given most surveys' margins of error. Julia Johnson, Washington Examiner, 30 Aug. 2023 The presidential race was still too close to call in the state and in the country. Globe Staff,, 15 Aug. 2023 Ultimately, this category is just too close to call. Kyle Buchanan, New York Times, 2 Aug. 2023 Amazon workers in Bessemer, Ala., held a second union vote in 2022, after losing the first in 2021, but with a narrow vote difference, objections and contested ballots on both sides, the results are still too close to call. Mariana Duran, Los Angeles Times, 28 July 2023 What happened in Hawaii that Republicans keep using as their defense In the 1960 presidential election, the results in Hawaii were too close to call. Amber Phillips, Anchorage Daily News, 21 July 2023 Though neither party’s slate is finalized — a handful of races remain too close to call, and local nominating committees have until Monday to submit names to the state — the Democratic roster appears to be more diverse than in any previous election cycle. Laura Vozzella, Washington Post, 26 June 2023 See More

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“Too close to call.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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