close shave or call

close shave or call
Meaning: narrow escape.
Example: Jack managed to jump from 7th floor of the World Trade Center in time after Hijacked plane hits but it was a real close shave.

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AuthorMichelle writes on 11th September 2017

Wow, given that Jack probably died after jumping from the seventh story of the World Trade Center, it probably was a lot more than just a “close call.” This is kind of tacky on this day, don’t you think?

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