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close calls

noun
plural of close call

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a barely successful escape from something undesirable
  • the doctor said I'd had a close call, and was lucky to be alive

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close calls

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“Close calls.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/close%20calls. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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