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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run a tight ship

Meaning: to be strict about something

Example: Martha runs a tight ship at home. With 4 kids to take care of at home, she cannot have it any other way. Read on

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