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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Meaning: somebody whose activities are uncommon and out of control
Example: He was a loose cannon and could not be risked in front of the press. Read on
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