close shave or callMeaning: 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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too close for comfort ❯❮ put the clock back
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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the early bird catches the worm
Meaning: it refers to people who arrive earlier are the ones who get the best deals
Example: The admissions in this college get filled in very early. If you really want to enroll your son here then you should remember that the early bird catches the worm. Read on
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