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    NewHope is offline Senior Member
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    Default Too Close to Call

    I didn't get "too close to call".
    We used to say "The hot dog is too hot to eat right now."
    But "too close to call"? We are too close so that we cannot speak too loud?
    At the End, Race Between Kerry and Bush Is Too Close to Call

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: Too Close to Call

    Call has the meaning of predict. I don't know the origin, but it could be cards or gambling.

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    Default Re: Too Close to Call

    Interesting.
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