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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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?

- Michelle September 11, 2017

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be in the same boat

Meaning: be in the same unpleasant situation as other people

Example: The speaker said that everyone should make an effort towards the protection of the environment, as everyone was in the same boat, and climate changes would have dire consequences for all. Read on

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