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    peppy_man is offline Member
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    Red face by a narrow margin

    Is this expression used only for political events such as elections or debates?

    'He passed the exam by a narrow margin; the pass mark was 75 and he scored 73.'

    Does this work? Thank you.

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    Tdol is offline Editor,
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    Re: by a narrow margin

    Yes, it works- it's not only elections.

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