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Synonyms for close call
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. close call, close shave, squeak, squeaker, narrow escape(noun)

    something achieved (or escaped) by a narrow margin

    Synonyms:
    narrow escape, close shave, squeaker, squeak

Wiktionary

  1. close call(noun)

    Synonyms:
    close shave, narrow escape

  2. close call(noun)

    A situation in which an injury or other undesirable outcome is narrowly avoided.

    He had a close call when a truck ran a red light and almost hit him.

    Synonyms:
    narrow escape, close shave

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. close call

    Synonyms:
    Near miss

How to pronounce close call?

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How to use close call in a sentence?

  1. Sarah Emily Baum:

    Almost everyone has a story or a close call like this one or knows someone with a story or close call.

  2. Philadelphia Fed President Charles Plosser:

    I don't know the answer to whether they know what they're going to do or not, but I'm sure there's a very lively debate, they're debating all the issues that all the news programs and financial markets are talking about. And it's going to be a tough decision. It's going to be a probably a pretty close call I think.

  3. Stephen Chiu:

    We think it is going to be a very close call, communicating the future path of interest rates is very important and the Fed would be careful not to signal any excessive tightening given global markets are still very vulnerable.

  4. Ben Cardin:

    This is a close call, but after a lengthy review, I will vote to disapprove the deal.

  5. Stephen Chiu:

    We think it is going to be a very close call (for the Fed), communicating the future path of interest rates is very important and the Fed would be careful not to signal any excessive tightening given global markets are still very vulnerable.


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